Edward Downes

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Edward Downes.

Favourite track: Bailero by Mardeleine Grey
Book: Encyclopaedia
Luxury: Chinese language course

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10 minutes

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Mon 17 Feb 1969 12:25

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestSir Edward Downes

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