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Franco Zeffirelli

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 07 January 1978

Roy Plomley's castaway is film director Franco Zeffirelli.

Favourite track: Les Tringles Des Sistres by Georges Bizet
Book: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Luxury: Perfume

Music Played

8 items
  • Favourite Track

    • Image for Georges Bizet

      Georges Bizet Les tringles des sistres (Gypsy Song) (from Carmen)

      Soloist: Maria Callas Orchestra: Paris Opera Orchestra Conductor: Georges Pretre

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Image for Gaetano Donizetti

    Gaetano Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor

    Soloist: Joan Sutherland Orchestra: Santa Cecilia Orchestra, Rome Conductor: John Pritchard

  • Image for The Platters

    The Platters Only You

  • Image for William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare Once more unto the breach (from Henry V)

    Artist: Laurence Olivier

  • Image for Monks of the Abbey of St Pierre de Solesmes

    Monks of the Abbey of St Pierre de Solesmes Salve Regina

  • Image for Chubby Checker

    Chubby Checker Let's Twist Again

  • Image for Gioachino Rossini

    Gioachino Rossini The Barber of Seville Overture

    Orchestra: NBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Franco Zeffirelli

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