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Lord Robens

Lord Robens

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 29 Nov 1965

Chairman of the National Coal Board, Politician - Labour, Trade unionist

Roy Plomley's castaway is Chairman of the National Coal Board Lord Robens.

Choices

Fritz Kreisler

1.

Castaway's favourite

Fritz Kreisler

Caprice Viennois

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Jacques Offenbach

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Jacques Offenbach

Barcarolle (from Tales of Hoffman)

Orchestra: Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden Conductor: Georg Solti

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Sir Hubert Parry

3.

Sir Hubert Parry

Jerusalem

Choir: Royal Choral Society Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

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Owen Brannigan & Ernest Lush

4.

Owen Brannigan & Ernest Lush

Leanin'

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

5.

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor

Soloist: Sviatoslav Richter Orchestra: Vienna Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Gustav Holst

6.

Gustav Holst

Venus (from The Planets)

Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Malcolm Sargent

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Book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

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Luxury item

Electric razor with batteries

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