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Emily MacManus

Roy Plomley's castaway is retired matron Emily MacManus.

Favourite track: The Lark in the Clear Air by Kenneth McKellar
Book: Kim by Rudyard Kipling
Luxury: Foam rubber mattress and mosquito net

Release date:

35 minutes

Last on

Mon 23 May 1966 13:10
Home Service

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestEmily MacManus

The 75th anniversary of Desert Island Discs

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Featuring David Beckham, the funniest and most moving moments, animations and quizzes.

The Lark Ascending – The People’s Desert Island Disc

The Lark Ascending – The People’s Desert Island Disc

Why does Vaughan Williams’s masterpiece appeal to so many castaways?