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Charles Dance

Charles Dance

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 11 Dec 1988

British actor

This week's Desert Island Discs castaway is actor Charles Dance. A man once termed "the thinking woman's crumpet", it's a description he doesn't take too seriously. But he'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his matinee idol image, his early days as an aspiring actor and the role which turned him into an international star - the dashing Guy Perron in the widely-acclaimed TV series The Jewel in the Crown.

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

Choices

Chuck Berry

1.

Chuck Berry

Sweet Little Sixteen

Performer: Chuck Berry

Others who chose this artist

Maclauchlin

3.

Maclauchlin

The Dark Island

Performer: Maclauchlin

Ludwig van Beethoven

4.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 'Appassionata'

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

Others who chose this artist

Antonio Vivaldi

5.

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto for Two Mandolins

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi

Others who chose this artist

The Cars

6.

The Cars

Drive

Performer: The Cars

Others who chose this artist

Nicola Piovani

7.

Castaway's favourite

Nicola Piovani

La Bottega Dei Miracoli

Performer: Nicola Piovani

Others who chose this artist

The Bach Choir

8.

The Bach Choir

Stille Nacht

Performer: The Bach Choir

Others who chose this artist

Book

A Dream in the Luxembourg by Richard Aldington

Others who chose this author

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