Jack Rosenthal

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the playwright Jack Rosenthal. Bar Mitzvah Boy, and The Evacuees are among his many successes. His work often reflects his own life. He poured the grief he felt when his children left home into Eskimo Day, and touched a raw nerve with many parents who felt they had been left behind.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor by Max Bruch
Book: Finnegan's Wake by James Joyce
Luxury: Clay for making sculpture

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Fri 4 Jun 2004 09:00


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PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestJack Rosenthal

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