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Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 15 May 1988

Actor , Comedian

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the comedy actor Rowan Atkinson who features in the Blackadder saga. An episode of the series was the BBC's entry for this year's Golden Rose of Montreux Television Festival.

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

Choices

Led Zeppelin

1.

Led Zeppelin

Stairway To Heaven

Performer: Led Zeppelin

Others who chose this artist

Gregorio Allegri

2.

Castaway's favourite

Gregorio Allegri

Misere (from Il trovatore)

Composer: Gregorio Allegri

Others who chose this artist

The Beatles

3.

The Beatles

Let It Be

Performer: The Beatles

Others who chose this artist

Paul Simon

4.

Paul Simon

Still Crazy After All These Years

Performer: Paul Simon

Others who chose this artist

Ella Fitzgerald

5.

Ella Fitzgerald

Miss Otis Regrets

Performer: Ella Fitzgerald

Others who chose this artist

Frédéric Chopin

6.

Frédéric Chopin

Nocturne In C Sharp Minor

Others who chose this artist

Simply Red

7.

Simply Red

Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

Performer: Simply Red

Others who chose this artist

Dire Straits

8.

Dire Straits

Lady Writer

Performer: Dire Straits

Others who chose this artist

Book

Uncle Fred in Springtime by P G Wodehouse

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Car (to clean)

Others who chose a similar luxury

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