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Baroness Trumpington

Baroness Trumpington

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First broadcast: Sun 25 Nov 1990

Politician - Conservative, Campaigner

The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs rejoices in the title of the Baroness Trumpington of Sandwich in the County of Kent.

A tireless campaigner on myriad issues, she brings to her work a commodity which is often in short supply in political life - a healthy sense of humour. Among other things, she'll be talking to Sue Lawley about her career, during which she has risen from being Mayor of Cambridge to Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food - all without taking a single exam.

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

Choices

Noël Coward

1.

Castaway's favourite

Noël Coward

I'll Follow My Secret Heart

Artist: Yvonne Printemps

Others who chose this artist

King's College Chapel Choir

6.

King's College Chapel Choir

Once In Royal David's City

Giuseppe Verdi

7.

Giuseppe Verdi

Trio (from La traviata)

Soloist: Luciano Pavarotti, Joan Sutherland Orchestra: The Manuguerra & National Philharmonic

Others who chose this artist

Domenico Modugno

8.

Domenico Modugno

Volare

Soloist: Al Martino

Others who chose this artist

9.

10.

Book

George V by Kenneth Rose

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Crown jewels (so someone will look for her)

Others who chose a similar luxury

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