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Trevor McDonald

Trevor McDonald


First broadcast: Sun 24 Apr 1994

Newsreader, Journalist

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week has recently topped the polls as the country's most popular newscaster. He is ITN's Trevor McDonald, and he'll be talking to Sue Lawley about a West Indian childhood which was dominated by English influences, a career which started in Caribbean local radio and television and how he copes with his emotions when having to report on particularly gruelling news stories.

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


Ludwig van Beethoven


Castaway's favourite

Ludwig van Beethoven

Violin Concerto in D major

Soloist: Nigel Kennedy Orchestra: NDR Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Klaus Tennstedt

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Slinger Francisco


Slinger Francisco

Capitalism Gone Mad

Giacomo Puccini


Giacomo Puccini

La Bohème

Soloist: M Caballe, Placido Domingo Orchestra: The London Philharmonic Orchestra

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Crowd at Cardiff Arms Park


Crowd at Cardiff Arms Park

Land Of My Fathers




Anthology of Poetry by

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Luxury item

Box of paints, brushes, paper

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