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Will Carling

Will Carling

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 10 May 1992

Rugby player

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is rugby player Will Carling. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about how, as a six year old, he dreamed of captaining England, and then, having achieved his ambition at the startlingly early age of 22, he went on to take his team to the final of the World Cup and to win the Grand Slam for the last two years running.

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

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Gustav Holst

3.

Gustav Holst

World In Union - Jupiter (from The Planets)

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The Police

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The Police

Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic

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Louis Armstrong

7.

Castaway's favourite

Louis Armstrong

What A Wonderful World

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Book

The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien

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Flotation tank

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