Banks of Green Willow
Performer: George Butterworth
Broadcaster, Comedian, DJ
The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the disc jockey Kenny Everett. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his Merseyside childhood, his discovery of classical music and his dependence on radio, all of which led him to an anarchic and erratic career on television and radio. He'll also be discussing his unorthodox life which has encompassed a suicide attempt, drugs and the break-up of his 12-year marriage after he came out as a homosexual.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
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