Alfred Wainwright

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For people who enjoy walking on the Cumbrian fells there's one indispensable companion. It's a Wainwright; a small guidebook, mapped, written and illustrated by Alfred Wainwright, who's Sue Lawley's castaway this morning in Desert Island Discs. Wainwright has written some 50 books and his Lake District guides have sold more than a million. He'll be talking about his beloved Lake District and choosing eight records.

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

Favourite track: Somewhere My Love (Lara's Theme) by Johnny Mathis
Book: Two photographs (one of wife; one of 1928 Blackburn Rovers team)
Luxury: Mirror

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40 minutes

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Sun 26 Mar 1989 12:15

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestAlfred Wainwright
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