Lord Killanin

Listen in pop-out player

Lord Killanin's career has embraced journalism, the Army, film-making and writing books. He was also, from 1972 to 1980, President of the International Olympic Committee. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he looks back on his varied life and also chooses the eight records to take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Polonaise No 3 in A by Frédéric Chopin
Book: A Vanished Arcadia by Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham
Luxury: Olympic gold medal and award

Available now

40 minutes

Last on

Fri 16 Oct 1987 09:05

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestLord Killanin
Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss