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Kate Adie

Kate Adie

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 15 May 1994

BBC Correspondent

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the BBC's Chief News Correspondent Kate Adie. She'll be talking to Sue Lawley about the pleasures and perils of a job which has taken her to some of the world's most dangerous trouble spots. She'll also be describing how she felt when she was recently reunited with her natural mother after having been happily brought up by her adoptive family in Sunderland.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Choices

Max Bruch

1.

Max Bruch

Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor

Soloist: Yehudi Menuhin Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra

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Joseph Canteloube

2.

Joseph Canteloube

L' Antouèno (from Songs of the Auvergne)

Soloist: Kiri Te Kanawa Orchestra: The English Chamber Orchestra

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Carl Orff

3.

Carl Orff

Estuans interius (from Carmina Burana)

Soloist: Thomas Allen Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Andre Previn

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

4.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

The Wasps Overture

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent

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Genesis

5.

Genesis

Follow You Follow Me

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Giacomo Puccini

6.

Giacomo Puccini

La Bohème Act 1 (finale)

Soloist: Barbara Hendricks, Jose Carreras Orchestra: The French National Radio Orchestra Conductor: James Conlon

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

8.

Castaway's favourite

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Symphony No. 6 in E minor

Conductor: Neville Marriner Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields

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Book

Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Luxury item

Large Victorian bath with claw feet

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