Jane Lapotaire

Jane Lapotaire's first great success as an actress was with her portrayal of Edith Piaf. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, she recalls her difficult childhood in a foster home, how she became an actress with the Royal Shakespeare Company and she chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Concerto in C For Oboes, Clarinets and String Orchestra by Antonio Vivaldi
Book: The I Ching
Luxury: Pencils and paper

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40 minutes

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Fri 22 Aug 1986 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestJane Lapotaire

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