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Coral Browne

Coral Browne

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 11 Sep 1961

Australian actor

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Coral Browne.

Choices

Burl Ives

1.

Castaway's favourite

Burl Ives

Waltzing Matilda

Others who chose this artist

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

2.

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Sleeping Beauty - Waltz

Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Efrem Kurtz

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Jack Buchanan & Elsie Randolph

4.

Jack Buchanan & Elsie Randolph

Fancy Our Meeting

William Shakespeare

5.

William Shakespeare

Sonnets Nos. 18 and 16

Artist: John Gielgud

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Johannes Brahms

6.

Johannes Brahms

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major

Soloist: Sviatoslav Richter Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf

Others who chose this artist

Giacomo Meyerbeer

7.

Giacomo Meyerbeer

Ombre légère (Shadow Song) (from Dinorah)

Soloist: Maria Callas Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Tullio Serafin

Others who chose this artist

Frank Bernardi & Armand Migiani Orchestra

8.

Frank Bernardi & Armand Migiani Orchestra

Mademoiselle de Paris

9.

10.

Book

The Happy Prince and Other Tales by Oscar Wilde

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Luxury item

Sable coat

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