Baroness (Sue) Ryder of Warsaw

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The castaway this week is Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, who, in 1953, formed the Sue Ryder Foundation to provide homes and domiciliary care for the sick and disabled in many parts of the world. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, she recalls her early career with the wartime Special Operations Executive in Poland and traces the history of the Foundation up to the present day.

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

Favourite track: Ave Maria by Franz Schubert
Book: Autobiography by Wilfred Owen
Luxury: Pillow

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40 minutes

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Fri 30 Jan 1987 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestBaroness (Sue) Ryder of Warsaw

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