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David Penhaligon

David Penhaligon

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First broadcast: Sun 22 Mar 1987

Politician - Liberal

A tribute to David Penhaligon, the Cornish Liberal MP who was killed in a road accident at the end of last year. In a conversation with Michael Parkinson recorded just a few weeks before his death, he talks about his life and work and also 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

Alan Opey & Cambourne Town Band

1.

Alan Opey & Cambourne Town Band

Trelawny

Soloist: Alan Opey Orchestra: Cambourne Town Band

Gilbert & Sullivan

2.

Gilbert & Sullivan

Iolanthe

Orchestra: Pro Arte Orchestra

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Massed Cornish Choirs

3.

Massed Cornish Choirs

Jesus Shall Reign

Joshua Rifkin

4.

Castaway's favourite

Joshua Rifkin

Maple Leaf Rag

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Ennio Morricone

7.

Ennio Morricone

Chai Mai (from Maddalena & The Life and Times of David Lloyd-George)

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Book

A cricketing Almanac by

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Luxury item

30 foot of steel

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