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The Great Scott - 3. Redgauntlet

Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Malcolm Bradbury

Malcolm Bradbury

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 20 Aug 1983

Academic, Novelist

Malcolm Bradbury is Professor of American Studies at the University of East Anglia, but he is better known perhaps for his novels, The History Man and Eating People is Wrong, and for his academic books on literature. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he talks about his career and 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]

Choices

Max Adrian

1.

Max Adrian

Candide - The Best Of All Possible Worlds

Artist: Barbara Cook

Rick Davies

4.

Rick Davies

Breakfast In America

Artist: Rodger Hodgson, etc.

Others who chose this artist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

5.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Don Giovanni Act 1

Soloist: Wachter, Sciutti Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

Others who chose this artist

Airbridge

8.

Airbridge

Words and Pictures

Artist: Airbridge

Others who chose this artist

Book

If on a Winter's Night a Traveller by Italo Calvino

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Word processor

Others who chose a similar luxury

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