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Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen

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First broadcast: Sun 03 Apr 2011

Hollywood film star

Kirsty Young's castaway is the actor Martin Sheen.

In recent years he has won great acclaim and a Golden Globe for playing the leader of the free world in the hugely successful political drama The West Wing. He's made more than a 100 movies, including Apocalypse Now, Badlands and The Departed. For him, work is often a family affair, in Wall Street he acted alongside his son Charlie Sheen and in his latest movie, The Way he was directed by another of his children - Emilio Estevez.

But away from the film set, he's an activist and campaigner - he's been arrested around 70 times and is motivated, he says by faith and conscience above politics.

Choices

Bob Dylan

1.

Bob Dylan

Subterranean Homesick Blues

Composer: Bob Dylan

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Enya

2.

Enya

How Can I Keep From Singing?

Composer: Trad. Enya, Ryan & Ryan

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major - 2nd movement

Artist: Daniel Barenboim with the English Chamber Orchestra.

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Antonio Vivaldi

4.

Antonio Vivaldi

The Four Seasons - Spring

Artist: Pinchas Zukerman

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Ludwig van Beethoven

5.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral' - Ode to Joy

Artist: The Netherlands Radio Chorus with the Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink

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The London Emmanuel Choir

6.

The London Emmanuel Choir

How Great Thou Art

Composer: Music: Stuart K Hine . Words: Russian trad & Kine.

Bob Dylan

7.

Castaway's favourite

Bob Dylan

Knockin' on Heaven's Door

Composer: Dylan

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Johann Pachelbel

8.

Johann Pachelbel

Canon in D Major

Artist: The Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan

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Book

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Luxury item

Golf clubs

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