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Ralph Steadman

Ralph Steadman

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First broadcast: Sun 02 Aug 1998

Cartoonist

Sue Lawley's castaway this morning is the political cartoonist Ralph Steadman. His career was launched in 1961 with a five-pound cheque from the satirical magazine Private Eye. Later he collaborated with Hunter S Thompson and illustrated his Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas. More recently he's begun to write and illustrate his own books - on Freud, Leonardo da Vinci and God.

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

Choices

Joseph Haydn

1.

Joseph Haydn

Trumpet Concerto in E flat major

Soloist: Toby Rix, Willem Breuker Kollektief Orchestra: Mondriaan Strings

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Steadman

5.

Castaway's favourite

Steadman

Wish You Were Here

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Eamonn O’Dwyer

6.

Eamonn O’Dwyer

A Child's Carol from Plague and The Moonflower

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Ludwig van Beethoven

7.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Missa Solemnis - Kyrie

Choir: The Monteverdi Choir Orchestra: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner

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Book

(The New) La Rousse Encyclopaedia of Mythology by

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Luxury item

Chisels

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