David Lodge, who has written several successful novels, including Changing Places and The British Museum is Falling Down, is Professor of Modern Literature at Birmingham University. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he talks about his work, which also includes writing revues for the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and he chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Enigma Variations - No 9: Nimrod by Edward Elgar
Book: Ulysses by James Joyce
Luxury: Nymph in a Landscape by Palma Vecchio