Peter Nichols

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Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the playwright Peter Nichols. His award winning work, including Privates on Parade and A Day in The Death of Joe Egg has left audiences in stitches and sometimes in tears. With the recent revival of Passion Play, his darkly comic tale about adultery, Peter Nichols talks to Sue Lawley about his life and writing, and chooses eight records to take to the mythical desert island.

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

Favourite track: Hostias (from Requiem in D Minor) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: His diary which he has kept since he was 18 - to relive life since 1945
Luxury: Cyanide tablet (if he can't have a tower and telescope or a full-size snooker table)

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45 minutes

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Fri 7 Jul 2000 09:00


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PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestPeter Nichols

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