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Richard Briers

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 17 December 2000

Sue Lawley's castaway is actor Richard Briers.

Favourite track: The Cuckoo and the Nightingale by George Frideric Handel
Book: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Luxury: A huge supply of Chardonnay

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Di quella pira (from Il trovatore)

    Soloist: Enrico Caruso

    Enrico Caruso Opera Arias, Nimbus

  • Image for Al Jolson

    Al Jolson I Feel A Song Coming On

    I Feel A Song Coming On, DJM

  • Image for Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong On The Sunny Side Of The Street

    Hits of 37/Various Artists, ASV

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Piano Quintet in A major 'Trout' - 2nd movement

    Soloist: Alfred Brendel

    Piano Sonata D.959, Philips

  • Image for Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan

    Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan The White Box of Greatbardfield

    You Can't Get The Wood You Know, ZBBC

  • Image for Patrick Doyle

    Patrick Doyle Henry V Soundtrack

    Soloist: Patrick Doyle Choir: Stephen Hill Singers

    Henry V Original Soundtrack, EMI

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Organ Concerto in F major 'The Cuckoo and the Nightingale'

    Soloist: George Malcolm Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Conductor: Neville Marriner

    George Frederic Handel 1685-1759, Decca

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Serenade No. 10 in B flat major for 13 Wind Instruments

    Orchestra: Amadeus Winds Conductor: Christopher Hogwood

    Serenade in B flat, Oiseau Lyre

Credits

Presenter
Sue Lawley

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