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John Cleese

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor and comedian John Cleese.

Favourite track: Nimrod by Edward Elgar
Book: Vincent Price's Cookery Book by Vincent Price
Luxury: Life-sized model of Margaret Thatcher and a baseball bat

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Mon 19 Jul 1971 12:25

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