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Twiggy

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 08 January 1989

Sue Lawley's castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is someone who's face graced the covers of fashion magazines the world over more than 20 years ago when she was still a teenager.

The name 'Twiggy' was synonymous with *the* look of the 1960s - waif-like and doe-eyed. Today, she has matured into a successful actress, singer and dancer, and she'll be talking about those early, heady days, and how she managed to survive the media hype that surrounded her wherever she went.

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

Favourite track: Yesterday by The Beatles
Book: Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Luxury: Cold cream

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Stan Greening

    Stan Greening The Laughing Policeman

    Comic Cuts, Old Bean

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Yesterday

    A Collection Of Beatles Oldies, Fame

  • Image for Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni Adagio in G Minor for Organ & Strings

    Orchestra: The Chamber Orchestra Of Jean-Francois Paillard

    Works By Albinoni, Philips

  • Image for Vincenzo Bellini

    Vincenzo Bellini Mira, O Norma (from Norma)

    Soloist: Montserrat Caballe, Joan Sutherland

    Norma, Decca

  • Image for Ruth Etting

    Ruth Etting Ten Cents A Dance

    Ruth Etting, Living Era

  • Image for Joaquín Rodrigo

    Joaquín Rodrigo Adagio

    Soloist: John Williams Orchestra: The Philharmonia and New Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Louis Fremaux

    Concierto De Aranjuez, CBS

  • Image for Les Misérables

    Les Misérables On My Own

    Soloist: Frances Ruffelle

    Les Miserables, First Night

  • Image for The Fureys

    The Fureys I Will Love You Every Time

    The Fureys & Davey Arthur, The Very Best Of, Ritz

Credits

Presenter
Sue Lawley

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