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Trevor McDonald

Trevor McDonald

Broadcast

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]

Choices

Ludwig van Beethoven

1.

Castaway's favourite

Ludwig van Beethoven

Violin Concerto in D major

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

Others who chose this artist

Slinger Francisco

2.

Slinger Francisco

Capitalism Gone Mad

Giacomo Puccini

6.

Giacomo Puccini

La Bohème

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

Others who chose this artist

Crowd at Cardiff Arms Park

7.

Crowd at Cardiff Arms Park

Land Of My Fathers

9.

10.

Book

Anthology of Poetry by

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Box of paints, brushes, paper

Others who chose a similar luxury

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