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Leonard Cottrell

Duration:
35 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 12 December 1966

Roy Plomley's castaway is radio and TV producer Leonard Cottrell.

Favourite track: In Paradisum (from Requiem) (Opus 48) by Gabriel Fauré
Book: Collected works by Homer
Luxury: Bronze statue of Poseidon

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Symphony No. 2 in E flat major

    Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Image for Fats Waller

    Fats Waller Dinah

  • Image for Philadelphia Orchestra

    Philadelphia Orchestra O Come All Ye Faithful

  • Image for Édith Piaf

    Édith Piaf Le Ca Ira

  • Image for Nana Mouskouri

    Nana Mouskouri Behind the Rose Bushes

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

    Soloist: Vladimir Ashkenazy

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major

    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin, Patrick Ireland Orchestra: Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Yehudi Menuhin

  • Favourite Track

    • Image for Gabriel Fauré

      Gabriel Fauré In Paradisum (from Requiem), Op 48

      Choir: Choeurs Elisabeth Brasseur Orchestra: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra Conductor: Andre Cluytens

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Leonard Cottrell

Broadcasts

  • Mon 12 Dec 1966 13:10 Home Service

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