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Michael Bentine

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 11 February 1963

Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Michael Bentine.

Favourite track: Temas en Farruca by Carlos Mentoya
Book: Encyclopaedia Britannica
Luxury: Painting materials

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Carlos Montoya

    Carlos Montoya Temas en Farruca

  • Image for Heitor Villa-Lobos

    Heitor Villa-Lobos Symphonic Poem 'Uirapuru'

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Efrem Kurtz

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt Mephisto Waltz No. 1

    Soloist: Alexander Brailowsky

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Daphnis and Chloe -Daybreak

    Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Paul Paray

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F major 'Pastoral'

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky The Sacrifice (from The Rite of Spring)

    Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Igor Stravinsky

  • Image for Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Constantin Silvestri

  • Image for Édith Piaf

    Édith Piaf Les Trois Cloches

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 11 Feb 1963 13:40 Home Service

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