Sir David Wilson

Sir David Wilson, who is the Director of the British Museum, first became interested in archaeology when his family moved to the Isle of Man and he discovered the existence of some people called Vikings. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he talks about his career as an archaeologist and about the problems of running such a large treasure house.

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

Favourite track: Die Schopfung - Die Himmel Erzahlen Die Ehre Gottes by Franz Joseph Haydn
Book: Diaries by Samuel Pepys
Luxury: Refrigerator

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40 minutes

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Fri 18 Jul 1986 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestSir David Wilson

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