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Captain John Ridgway & Sargeant Chay Blyth

Captain John Ridgway & Sargeant Chay Blyth

Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 05 Dec 1966

Transatlantic oarsmen

Roy Plomley's castaways are rowers John Ridgway & Chay Blyth.

Choices

Johann Sebastian Strauss

1.

Johann Sebastian Strauss

Nuns' Chorus (from Casanova)

Soloist: Anni Frind

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

2.

Castaway's favourite

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Symphony No. 7 'Sinfonia antartica'

Soloist: John Gielgud Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir Conductor: Adrian Boult

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Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II

3.

Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II

The Sound of Music Overture and Preludium

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Richard Wagner

4.

Richard Wagner

Tannhäuser Overture

Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Andy Stewart

5.

Andy Stewart

The Road and the Miles to Dundee

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Antonin Dvorak

6.

Antonin Dvorak

Letter Home (from Summer Song)

Soloist: Lawrence Naismith

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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

7.

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1812 Overture

Orchestra: University of Minnesota Brass Band, Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Antal Dorati

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9.

10.

Book

Dictionary by

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Book

Anthology of poetry by

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Luxury item

Shaving kit and a leather armchair

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Also appeared in

John Ridgway

Broadcast | 23 Nov 1986

Occupations

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