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Paul Eddington

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 22 August 1981

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Paul Eddington.

Favourite track: St Matthew Passion No 45-46 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Experiences of an Irish RM by Martin Ross
Luxury: Ivon Hitchens, Boathouse at Dawn

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach St Matthew Passion - Petrus aber sass draussen…

    Soloist: Peter Schreier, Anton Diakov, Vienna Singverein Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes - Dawn

    Orchestra: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Conductor: Benjamin Britten

  • Image for George Butterworth

    George Butterworth Banks of Green Willow

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi The Four Seasons - Winter

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Szeryng

  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Cello Concerto in E Minor

    Soloist: Pablo Casals Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Nocturne in F minor, Op. 55/1

    Soloist: Artur Rubinstein

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Una macchia è qui tuttora (from Macbeth)

    Soloist: Maria Callas Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Nicola Rescigno

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat major

    Soloist: Daniel Barenboim Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

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    Desert Island Disc Fragment Archive 1970-1986

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1951-1955

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1956-1960

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1961-1965

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1966-1970

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1971-1975

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1981-1985

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1986-1991

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1991-1996

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 1996-2000

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 2000-2005

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    Desert Island Discs Archive: 2005-2011

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    Desert Island Discs with Kirsty Young

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