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Series 18 - 3. Something Inside So Strong

Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Sir Osbert Lancaster

Sir Osbert Lancaster

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 22 Dec 1979

Cartoonist

Roy Plomley's castaway is cartoonist Sir Osbert Lancaster.

Choices

Christoph Willibald Gluck

1.

Christoph Willibald Gluck

Che farò senza Euridice (What is Life?) (from Orpheus and Euridice)

Composer: Christoph Willibald Gluck

Others who chose this artist

Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence

2.

Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence

Alabama Song

Performer: Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence

Douglas Byng

3.

Douglas Byng

Spring

Performer: Douglas Byng

Others who chose this artist

Lotte Lenya

4.

Lotte Lenya

Alabama Song

Performer: Lotte Lenya

Others who chose this artist

Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence

5.

Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence

Private Lives

Performer: Noel Coward & Gertrude Lawrence

Francis Poulenc

6.

Francis Poulenc

Les Mamelles de Tirésias

Composer: Francis Poulenc

Others who chose this artist

Igor Stravinsky

7.

Igor Stravinsky

Apollon musagète

Composer: Igor Stravinsky

Others who chose this artist

Johann Sebastian Bach

8.

Castaway's favourite

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata No. 80: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Others who chose this artist

Book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Live sturgeon

Others who chose a similar luxury

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Thu 17 Feb 1955

Daily Express cartoonist

Roy Plomley's castaway is cartoonist Sir Osbert Lancaster.

Choices

Les Frères Jacques

1.

Les Frères Jacques

Papa Peint Dans Les Bois

Performer: Les Frères Jacques

Others who chose this artist

Gaetano Donizetti

2.

Gaetano Donizetti

Don Pasquale

Composer: Gaetano Donizetti

Others who chose this artist

Harry Champion

3.

Harry Champion

Any Old Iron

Performer: Harry Champion

Others who chose this artist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

4.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Il mio tesoro (from Don Giovanni)

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Danae & T Maroudas

5.

Danae & T Maroudas

Drum, Drum

Performer: Danae & T Maroudas

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

6.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto in B Flat Major

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Others who chose this artist

Little Theatre Company

7.

Little Theatre Company

Bridge Game

Performer: Little Theatre Company

Igor Stravinsky

8.

Igor Stravinsky

Apollon musagète

Composer: Igor Stravinsky

Others who chose this artist

Luxury item

Venus De Milo

Others who chose a similar luxury

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