Simon Schama

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the historian Simon Schama. Books such as The Embarrassment of Riches, Landscape and Memory and Citizens have won Simon Schama countless awards and critical acclaim, and he takes a break from his latest project - the BBC television series A History of Britain - to choose eight records for his desert island.

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

Favourite track: Symphony No. 9 in C Major 'Great' by Franz Schubert
Book: The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa
Luxury: Bethsheba by Rembrandt

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Fri 7 Sep 2001 09:00


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PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestSimon Schama

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