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Charlotte Lamb

Duration:
55 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 10 September 1983

Charlotte Lamb first started to write in 1970 after doing a series of different jobs, including working in a bank and for the BBC. Since then, she has written over 60 romantic novels, some of them under different names, and she has become one of the most popular novelists of that genre.

In conversation with Roy Plomley, she talks about her work and chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Brandenburg Concerto No 4 In G Major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Luxury: Typewriter and paper

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Chanson de matin

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

  • Image for Noël Coward

    Noël Coward There Are Bad Times Just Around the Corner

    The Revues

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart H'm, h'm, h'm (from The Magic Flute)

    Soloist: Francisco Araiza Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Image for Elkie Brooks

    Elkie Brooks Fool If You Think It's Over

    Pearls

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Andre Previn

  • Image for Carl Orff

    Carl Orff Tempus est iocundum (from Carmina Burana)

    Soloist: Lucia Popp, Raymond Wolansky Choir: Wandsworth School Boys' Choir Orchestra: New Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Image for Nana Mouskouri

    Nana Mouskouri Theme From Les Parapluies De Cherbourg

    Artist: Michel Legrand

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 In G major

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

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