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Mon 25 Jul 1966 13:10 Home Service

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Virginia McKenna

Duration:
35 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 25 July 1966

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Virginia McKenna.

Favourite track: Adagio in G Minor for Strings and Orchestra by Albinoni/Giazotto
Book: On Playing with Lions by Bill Travers
Luxury: Writing materials

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Nicolò Paganini

    Nicolò Paganini Violin Concerto No 4 in D Minor

    Soloist: Arthur Grumiaux Orchestra: Lamoureux Orchestra

  • Image for William Shakespeare

    William Shakespeare Richard II

    Artist: John Gielgud

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E minor

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Carl Schuricht

  • Image for Léo Delibes

    Léo Delibes Bell Song (from Lakmé)

    Soloist: Mado Robin Orchestra: New Symphony Orchestra

  • Image for Julian Bream

    Julian Bream Greensleeves

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 In G major

    Soloist: Lili Kraus Orchestra: Vienna State Opera Orchestra Conductor: Victor Desarzens

  • Image for Dylan Thomas

    Dylan Thomas Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night

  • Image for Tomaso Albinoni & Remo Giazotto

    Tomaso Albinoni & Remo Giazotto Adagio in G Minor for Organ & Strings

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Chambre de la Radiodiffusion Sarroise

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 25 Jul 1966 13:10 Home Service

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