Sir Ralph Richardson

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Besides choosing the eight records he would take to the mythical island, Sir Ralph Richardson talks to Roy Plomley about his early life in an insurance office, about some of the many films and plays in which he has acted, and about the National Theatre where he was appearing at the time.

Favourite track: Clarinet Concerto in A by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: Novels by Henry James
Luxury: Pipes and tobacco

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40 minutes

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Tue 27 Dec 1983 09:05


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PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestRalph Richardson

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