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This week Sue Lawley's castaway is Tim Smit, the co-founder of the Eden Project in Cornwall. Before Tim Smit thought of building the largest greenhouse in the world, he had already attracted public attention by resurrecting The Lost Gardens of Heligan. Before that he'd enjoyed a successful music career, writing songs and working with - among others - Barry Manilow and the Nolan Sisters.

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

Favourite track: Dancing in the Street by David Bowie and Mick Jagger
Book: Book with plain pages
Luxury: Piano

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 15 Dec 2000 09:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestTim Smit

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