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Henrietta, Marchioness Of Tavistock

Sue Lawley's castaway is Henrietta, Marchioness Of Tavistock.

This week's castaway in Desert Island Discs is Henrietta, Marchioness of Tavistock. She'll be talking to Sue Lawley about, amongst other things, her idyllic childhood, her passion for breeding horses and explaining why she initially refused to live with her husband in his family's ancestral home, Woburn Abbey.

Favourite track: Cavalleria Rusticana Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Book: History of the English-Speaking Peoples by Sir Winston Churchill
Luxury: Triangular pillow

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40 minutes

Music Played

  • Neil Diamond

    Beautiful Noise

    • Beautiful Noise.
    • CBS.
  • Georges Bizet

    Au fond du temple saint (from The Pearl Fishers)

    Soloist: Ernest Blanc, Nicolai Gedda Orchestra: Orchestra Of The Comic Opera, Paris Conductor: Pierre Dervaux

    • The Movies Got To The Opera.
    • EMI.
  • Fred Astaire

    That Face

    Artist: Buddy Bergman Orchestra

    • Three Evenings With Fred Astaire And Astairable Fred.
    • DRG.
  • C.S. Lewis

    Aslan Is Near

    Artist: Michael Hordern

    • The Chronicles Of Narnia.
    • Travellers Tales.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Pietro Mascagni

      Intermezzo (from Cavalleria rusticana)

      Orchestra: Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Riccardo Muti

      • Cavalleria Rusticana & Leoncavallo I Pagliacci.
      • EMI.
  • John Barry

    The John Dunbar Theme

    Orchestra: Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Dances With Wolves Original Soundtrack.
    • Epic.
  • Charles Trenet

    La Mer

    • When Houswives Had The Choice.
    • BBC.
  • Eric Clapton

    Wonderful Tonight

    • Just One Night.
    • RSO.
  • Book Choice

    • History of the English-Speaking Peoples - Sir Winston Churchill

  • Luxury Choice

    • Triangular pillow


Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Marchioness Of Tavistock


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