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Frank Chacksfield

Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Frank Chacksfield.

Favourite track: Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Book: The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens
Luxury: Cine camera

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 19 Feb 1962 13:10
Home Service

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?