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Sir Martin Sorrell

Sir Martin Sorrell

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First broadcast: Sun 04 Dec 2011

Businessman

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."

Choices

Chet Baker

1.

Castaway's favourite

Chet Baker

My Funny Valentine

Performer: Chet Baker

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Astrud Gilberto

2.

Astrud Gilberto

Corcovado

Performer: Astrud Gilberto

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Gracie Fields

3.

Gracie Fields

Sally

Performer: Gracie Fields

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John Williams

4.

John Williams

Schindler’s List

Composer: John Williams

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The Beatles

5.

The Beatles

Fool on the Hill

Performer: The Beatles

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Giacomo Puccini

6.

Giacomo Puccini

Ai tuoi piedi

Composer: Giacomo Puccini

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Sting

7.

Sting

Englishman in New York

Performer: Sting

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George Frideric Handel

8.

George Frideric Handel

Sarabande

Composer: George Frideric Handel

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Book

The Talmud by

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Luxury item

Cricket bat, ball and stumps

Others who chose a similar luxury

Occupations

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