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Tina Brown

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 03 December 2000

This week the castaway on Desert Island Discs is the editor of Talk magazine, Tina Brown. Her reputation as a formidable magazine editor spans both sides of the Atlantic - with the revamp of Tatler, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, raising eyebrows as well as circulation figures. In conversation with Sue Lawley, she talks about her life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Chan Chan by The Buena Vista Social Club
Book: Middlemarch by George Eliot
Luxury: Rollercoaster

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Macy Gray

    Macy Gray Why Don't You Call Me?

    Why Don't You Call Me, Epic

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles You've Got to Hide Your Love Away

    The Beatles 1962-1966, Apple

  • Image for Jack Hylton & His Orchestra

    Jack Hylton & His Orchestra Stormy Weather

    Artist: Cecile Petrie

    The Cream of Jack Hylton Band, Flapper

  • Image for Sir Edward Elgar

    Sir Edward Elgar Enigma Variations - Troyte

    Orchestra: City of London Symphony Orchestra

    Enigma Variations, EMI

  • Image for Tina Turner

    Tina Turner I Can't Stand the Rain

    Private Dancer, Capitol

  • Image for Monteverdi Choir

    Monteverdi Choir The Creation

    Artist: English Baroque Soloists

    The Creation, EMI

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Gloria in D Major

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus

    Magnificat & Gloria, EMI

  • Image for Buena Vista Social Club

    Buena Vista Social Club Chan Chan

    Buena Vista Social Club, World Circuit

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