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Stan Barstow

Roy Plomley's castaway is novelist Stan Barstow.

Favourite track: Symphony No 2 in E Flat by Edward Elgar
Book: The Modern Short Story by H E Bates
Luxury: Writing materials

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 13 Apr 1964 13:40
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Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestStan Barstow

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