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Ben Travers

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 10 May 1975

Roy Plomley's castaway is farce writer Ben Travers.

Favourite track: My Love Parade by Maurice Chevalier
Book: The collected works by Robert Browning
Luxury: Pipes and tobacco

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Lohengrin Act 3 Prelude

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Eugen Jochum

  • Image for Gilbert & Sullivan

    Gilbert & Sullivan This Heart Of Mine (from Ruddigore)

    Soloist: Leonard Osborn, Martyn Green, Margaret Mitchell Orchestr: D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra Conductor: Godfrey

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Herr Kavalier! (Letter scene) (from Der Rosenkavalier)

    Orchestra: Berlin State Opera Orchestra Conductor: Orthmann

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Aufschwung (from Fantasiestücke, Op. 12)

    Soloist: Artur Rubinstein

  • Image for Fats Waller and His Rhythm

    Fats Waller and His Rhythm I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself A Letter

  • Image for Maurice Chevalier

    Maurice Chevalier My Love Parade

  • Image for Tom Walls

    Tom Walls The 1932 Derby

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 In E Minor

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

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