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Joss Ackland

Sue Lawley's castaway is actor Joss Ackland.

Favourite track: My Cup Runneth Over by Mary Martin and Robert Preston
Book: The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys
Luxury: A huge jar of liquorice

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 7 Jun 2002 09:00

Music Played

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  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Soloist: Nigel Kennedy

    • Violin Concerto.
    • EMI.
  • Victoria de los Ángeles

    Bailero

    Artist: Orchestre des Concerts

    • Chants d'Auvergne.
    • EMI.
  • Audrey Hepburn

    Moon River

    • Music from the films of a Hepburn.
    • Big Screen Records.
  • Bernadette Peters

    Children Will Listen

    • Into the Woods.
    • RCA.
  • Nina Simone

    Mr Bojangles

    • Incredible Sound of Jo Whiley.
    • Incredible Jux.
  • Barbara Cook

    Losing My Mind

    • Celebrate Broadway Vol 6.
    • RCA.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Violin Concerto in D minor

    Soloist: Ivry Gitlis Orchestra: Vienna Symphony Orchestra

    • The Art of Ivry Gitlis.
    • Vox Records.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Mary Martin

      My Cup Runneth Over

      Artist: Robert Preston

      • I Do I Do / Original Broadway Cast.
      • RCA.
  • Book Choice

    • The Diary of Samuel Pepys - Samuel Pepys

  • Luxury Choice

    • A huge jar of liquorice

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Joss Ackland

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