Bamber Gascoigne

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"My wife and I are great opera buffs" says Bamber Gascoigne, who became a household name when he first became the question master of BBC television's University Challenge some 25 years ago. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he looks back on his career as a writer and broadcaster and reveals a novel approach to assembling his package of records to take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Soave Sia Il Vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne
Luxury: Carpentry tools

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 6 Nov 1987 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestBamber Gascoigne

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