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Anna Russell

Duration:
9 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 03 December 1962

Roy Plomley's castaway is musician and comedian Anna Russell.

Favourite track: Brandenburg Concerto No 1 in F Major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Encyclopaedia Britannica
Luxury: Mobile from the Museum of Modern Art

Music Played

8 items
  • Favourite Track

    • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

      Johann Sebastian Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major

      Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

  • Image for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E minor

    Orchestra: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Water Music

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Siegfried's Rhine Journey (from Götterdämmerung)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler

  • Image for Dylan Thomas

    Dylan Thomas A Visit to America

  • Image for Gioachino Rossini

    Gioachino Rossini The Thieving Magpie Overture

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

  • Image for Alban Berg

    Alban Berg Interlude Act 3 (from Wozzeck)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Dmitri Mitropoulos

  • Image for Danny Kaye

    Danny Kaye Minnie the Moocher

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Anna Russell

Broadcasts

  • Mon 3 Dec 1962 13:40 Home Service

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