Lord Montagu

"Music is one of my great passions" says Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, "my taste is wide-ranging; from Wagner to Jazz". In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he looks back on his career, focusing particularly on running the stately home, organising jazz festivals and being Chairman of English Heritage. He also undergoes the agonising task of narrowing his musical choice to eight records.

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

Favourite track: Symphony No 2 by Gustav Mahler
Book: The Lord of the Rings by J R R Tolkien
Luxury: Windsurfing board

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Fri 4 Sep 1987 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestLord Montagu

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