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Dame Rebecca West

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and journalist Dame Rebecca West.

Book: Plays by Jean Racine
Luxury: Carved stone head of a Chinese philosopher

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 18 May 1959 13:10
Home Service

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestDame Rebecca West

The 75th anniversary of Desert Island Discs

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Featuring David Beckham, the funniest and most moving moments, animations and quizzes.

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