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Tony Robinson

Tony Robinson

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 03 Jul 2011

Actor, TV Presenter

Kirsty Young's castaway is the actor and broadcaster Tony Robinson.

His Baldrick to Rowan Atkinson's Blackadder turned idiocy into an art form and the series went on to become one of our best-loved comedies. The role changed his life but, he says, when he first saw the script he didn't think much of it: "It was only about eight lines of dialogue and none of them were funny - but it was with these incredible people. On the one hand, I thought what a lousy part and on the other hand I thought, I'd love to work with these people".

Choices

The Band

1.

Castaway's favourite

The Band

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Performer: The Band

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Art Tatum

2.

Art Tatum

Night and Day

Performer: Art Tatum

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Marni Nixon

3.

Marni Nixon

The Quintet

Performer: Marni Nixon

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Christina Aguilera

4.

Christina Aguilera

Beautiful

Performer: Christina Aguilera

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Frédéric Chopin

5.

Frédéric Chopin

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor - 2nd movement

Composer: Frédéric Chopin

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Stevie Wonder

6.

Stevie Wonder

Isn’t She Lovely

Performer: Stevie Wonder

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Adele

7.

Adele

Make You Feel My Love

Performer: Adele

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Beverley Knight

8.

Beverley Knight

Shoulda Woulda Coulda

Performer: Beverley Knight

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Book

Middlemarch by George Eliot

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Luxury item

Luxury mattress and pillow

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