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Mon 19 Mar 1956 13:10 Home Service

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Vanessa Lee

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 19 March 1956

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Vanessa Lee.

Book: Encyclopaedia Britannica
Luxury: Clock

Music Played

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    Soloist: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Ackermann

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    Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra: Lucerne Festival Orchestra Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley

Broadcasts

  • Mon 19 Mar 1956 13:10 Home Service

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