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The Interrogation - Series 3 - 1. Colin

Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Rt Hon Baroness Scotland

Rt Hon Baroness Scotland

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First broadcast: Sun 06 Dec 2009

Attorney General, Politician - Labour

Kirsty Young's castaway is the Attorney General, Baroness Scotland.

She is the government's chief law officer, a position as significant as it is isolated. She was on course to be the first female High Court judge before a life in politics intervened and she joined the government. Before she took on her current role she thought she understood the pressures that came with it. In fact, she says, that only became evident once she was in office: 'It is a huge responsibility and it is, and it always will be, a fairly lonely one'.

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

Choices

Jim Reeves

1.

Jim Reeves

Welcome to My World

Performer: Jim Reeves

Others who chose this artist

Paul Robeson

2.

Paul Robeson

Ol' Man River

Performer: Paul Robeson

Others who chose this artist

Jackson Browne

3.

Jackson Browne

Take It Easy

Performer: Jackson Browne

Others who chose this artist

Bob Marley

4.

Bob Marley

Get Up, Stand Up

Performer: Bob Marley

Others who chose this artist

Andrew Lloyd Webber

5.

Castaway's favourite

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Pie Jesu (from Requiem)

Performer: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Others who chose this artist

Van Morrison

6.

Van Morrison

Brown Eyed Girl

Performer: Van Morrison

Others who chose this artist

Luther Vandross

7.

Luther Vandross

Dance With My Father

Performer: Luther Vandross

Others who chose this artist

2Face Idibia

8.

2Face Idibia

African Queen

Performer: 2Face Idibia

Others who chose this artist

Book

A bound version of her children's (and their cousins') prose and poems. by

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

A luxurious bathroom

Others who chose a similar luxury

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