Gerry Cottle

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Gerry Cottle's latest circus is a fast-moving show with no ring-master and no animals, but it is very popular. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he recalls how he ran away from school to join a circus, how he made the jump from being a juggler to being a circus owner who toured many countries, and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: American Pie by Don McLean
Book: I Love You, Honey, but the Season's Over by Connie Clausen
Luxury: Juggling clubs

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40 minutes

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Fri 21 Sep 1984 09:05


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PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestGerry Cottle

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