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Food Chains - 3. An Open Letter to Bees

Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Julie Burchill

Julie Burchill

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 10 Feb 2013

Columnist, Author

Kirsty Young's guest is the writer Julie Burchill.

As a columnist and author she is a committed non-conformist - daring the world to take issue with her vociferous life and work and depending on whom you ask is either a 'Marxist critic' or 'a right wing columnist'.

As a child she used to hide away when potential playmates came to call, at 17 she was writing for the NME and in the decades since she's plied her trade at The Times, The Guardian and The Daily Mail amongst others. She's also written twenty odd books and her autobiography is entitled "I Knew I Was Right".

Choices

Morrissey

2.

Morrissey

Last Of The International Playboys

Others who chose this artist

Andy Williams

3.

Andy Williams

The Exodus Song (from the U.A. Picture “Exodus”)

Others who chose this artist

Sarah Moule

5.

Sarah Moule

A Lazy Kind of Love

Others who chose this artist

Ehud Banai

6.

Ehud Banai

Hebrewman

Performer: Ehud Banai

Enrico Macias

7.

Castaway's favourite

Enrico Macias

Hatikva (the Israeli National anthem)

Performer: Enrico Macias

Others who chose this artist

The Beach Boys

8.

The Beach Boys

The Warmth Of The Sun

Others who chose this artist

Book

This Is Uncool: The 500 Greatest Singles since Punk and Disco by Garry Mulholland

Others who chose this author

Religious text

Torah

Luxury item

Alcohol still

Others who chose a similar luxury

Occupations

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