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Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Phil Edmonds

Phil Edmonds

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 19 Oct 1986

Cricketer

Phil Edmonds, the cricketer, "has the reputation for being awkward and arrogant, mainly because he is awkward and arrogant", wrote his wife. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he talks about his childhood in Zambia, public school in England, Cambridge University, playing cricket for Middlesex and the controversies that abound in his career.

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

Choices

Ludwig van Beethoven

1.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

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Carl Orff

2.

Carl Orff

O Fortuna (from Carmina Burana)

Composer: Carl Orff

Others who chose this artist

Fleetwood Mac

3.

Fleetwood Mac

Albatross

Performer: Fleetwood Mac

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Simon & Garfunkel

4.

Simon & Garfunkel

Bridge Over Troubled Water

Performer: Simon & Garfunkel

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Carly Simon

5.

Carly Simon

It Was So Easy Then

Performer: Carly Simon

Others who chose this artist

Stevie Wonder

6.

Stevie Wonder

I Just Called To Say I Love You

Performer: Stevie Wonder

Others who chose this artist

Johann Sebastian Bach

7.

Castaway's favourite

Johann Sebastian Bach

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major - 2nd movement (Air on a G string)

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

Others who chose this artist

Maurice Ravel

8.

Maurice Ravel

Bolero

Composer: Maurice Ravel

Others who chose this artist

Book

Book on flora & fauna on the island by

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Luxury item

Royal Jamaica cigars

Others who chose a similar luxury

Occupations

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