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Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes

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First broadcast: Sun 31 Oct 1999

British actor

Sue Lawley's guest this week is Ralph Fiennes. His first Hollywood film role was as the Nazi concentration camp leader in Schindler's List, a part which, he says, had a profoundly disturbing effect on him. His latest project, playing the jaded hero Onegin, is the culmination of a long held desire to bring Pushkin's novel to the big screen.

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

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Requiem in D minor

Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Conductor: Neville Marriner

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Ludwig van Beethoven

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

Soloist: Alfred Brendal

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Turk Murphy Jazz Band

5.

Turk Murphy Jazz Band

When My Sugar Walks Down The Street

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Ludwig van Beethoven

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Castaway's favourite

Ludwig van Beethoven

Mir ist so wunderbar (from Fidelio)

Soloist: Ingeborg Hallstein, Christa Ludwig, Gottlob Frick and Gerhard Unger Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

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Johann Sebastian Bach

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Johann Sebastian Bach

St Matthew Passion - Mache dich, mein Herze

Soloist: Fischer-Dieskau Orchestra: The Munich Bach Orchestra

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Book

A la Recherche du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust

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Luxury item

Pen and limited supplies of ink and paper

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