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Baroness Campbell of Surbiton

Jane Campbell

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton

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First broadcast: Sun 05 Aug 2012

Disability Campaigner

Kirsty Young's castaway is the campaigner Baroness Jane Campbell.

She was born with a degenerative condition and her parents were told she would not survive infancy. Now in her mid-fifties and a cross-bench peer, she's spent her adult life campaigning for equality for disabled people and was one of the leading voices behind the Disability Discrimination Act of 1995.

She recalls: "I found myself sitting in the middle of Westminster Bridge bringing the traffic to a standstill. The police didn't know what to do with us - whether to pat us on the head or, you know, put handcuffs on us. They were quite confused."

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Mott the Hoople

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Mott the Hoople

All The Young Dudes

Composer: David Bowie

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Frank Sinatra

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Frank Sinatra

It was a Very Good Year

Composer: Drake

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Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

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Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor

Artist: Vladimir Ashkenazy with the Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink

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Fairport Convention

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Castaway's favourite

Fairport Convention

Fotheringay

Composer: Sandy Denny

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Elton John

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Elton John

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Composer: Elton John and Bernie Taupin

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Johnny Crescendo & Sharon Clancy

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Johnny Crescendo & Sharon Clancy

Choices and Rights

Composer: Johnny Crescendo

Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds

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Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds

Leading Questions

Composer: Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn

Van Morrison

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Van Morrison

Have I told you lately?

Composer: Van Morrison

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Book

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Luxury item

A customised wheelchair

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