Robin Hanbury-Tenison divides his time between farming in Cornwall and exploring the remote corners of the world. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he describes his travels in the Sahara, Indonesia, South America and leading the Royal Geographical Society's largest expedition ever to the tropical rainforests of Borneo.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Bachianas Brasileiras No 5 Aria by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Book: The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Luxury: Cask of claret
Find every castaway from 1942 to the present. Listen to over 1,500 programmes.
Find castaways & choices
|Interviewed Guest||Robin Hanbury-Tenison|