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Dame Ngaio Marsh

Roy Plomley's castaway is crime writer Dame Ngaio Marsh.

Favourite track: Brandenburg Concerto No 5 in D Major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Anthology of poetry
Luxury: Two Chinese figures of musicians

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 2 Sep 1968 12:25
Home Service

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestDame Ngaio Marsh

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