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Sir Martin Sorrell

Kirsty Young's latest castaway is businessman Sir Martin Sorrell.

Kirsty Young's castaway is the businessman Sir Martin Sorrell.

He's been called "the world's most influential ad man," and is the founder and chief executive of the world's biggest advertising agency, WPP.

He was 40 when he left Saatchi and Saatchi to be his own boss, he says: "When I started off, what I wanted to do was to build a company and manage it - I wanted to be an entrepreneur and be a manager."

Producer: Leanne Buckle.

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45 minutes

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Fri 9 Dec 2011 09:00

Music Played

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Chet Baker

      My Funny Valentine

      • Chet Baker Quartet Live! In LA And Boston '54.
      • Giant Steps UK.
  • Astrud Gilberto

    Corcovado

    • Astrud Gilberto's Finest Hour.
    • Verve.
  • Gracie Fields

    Sally

    • Our Gracie: 20 Great Songs.
    • Platinum.
  • John Williams

    Schindler's List - Main Theme

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Conductor: John Williams. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra.
    • Schindler’s List.
    • mca.
  • The Beatles

    The Fool On The Hill

    • The Beatles: 1967-1970.
    • Apple.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Ai tuoi piedi

    • Turandot.
    • Naxos.
  • Sting

    Englishman in New York

    • Fields of Gold.
    • A & M.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sarabande

    • Barry Lyndon soundtrack.
    • Warner.
  • Book Choice

    • The Talmud

  • Luxury Choice

    • Cricket bat, ball and stumps

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Kirsty Young
Interviewed Guest Martin Sorrell

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