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Cilla Black

Cilla Black

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 16 Oct 1988

Presenter, Singer

This week's castaway on Desert Island Discs reveals her three remaining burning ambitions in life: to make a number-one record, to become a grandmother and to be treated as a real sex symbol - all this with 25 years of singing and compering success behind her. She's matchmaker supreme Cilla Black, and she'll be talking about her legendary early days in Liverpool, her subsequent career and her family.

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

Choices

Bob Newhart

1.

Bob Newhart

Introducing Tobacco To Civilisation

Others who chose this artist

Bread

2.

Bread

Everything I Own

Others who chose this artist

Edward Elgar

7.

Edward Elgar

Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1 in D major 'Land of Hope and Glory'

Orchestra: The BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Others who chose this artist

The Beatles

8.

Castaway's favourite

The Beatles

The Long and Winding Road

Others who chose this artist

Book

Fables by Aesop

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Manicure set and nail varnish

Others who chose a similar luxury

There is only a short clip of this programme. Why?

Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 24 Aug 1964

Singer, TV Presenter

Roy Plomley's castaway is singer Cilla Black.

Choices

Rita Moreno & George Chakiris

2.

Rita Moreno & George Chakiris

America

Cilla Black

4.

Castaway's favourite

Cilla Black

Anyone Who Had a Heart

Others who chose this artist

Johann Sebastian Bach

7.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Fugue in D minor

Choir: Swingle Singers

Others who chose this artist

Book

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Mona Lisa

Others who chose a similar luxury

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