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Finlay Currie

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 01 May 1961

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Finlay Currie.

Favourite track: He was Despised (from Messiah) by George Frideric Handel
Book: The Dictionary of National Biography
Luxury: 17th-century miniature by Peter Oliver

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Janet Howe

    Janet Howe My Ain Folk

  • Image for César Franck

    César Franck Chorale No. 3 in A minor

    Soloist: Marcel Dupre

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel He was Despised (from Messiah)

    Soloist: Kathleen Ferrier Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Image for Peter Dawson

    Peter Dawson The Mountains of Mourne

  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Academic Festival Overture

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

  • Image for Jimmy Shand and His Band

    Jimmy Shand and His Band Eightsome Reel

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 9 in E minor 'From the New World'

    Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Bruno Walter

  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1 in D major 'Land of Hope and Glory'

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Finlay Currie

Broadcasts

  • Mon 1 May 1961 13:10 Home Service

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