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History of the Rain - Episode 5

Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 30 Dec 2001

Actor

This week the castaway on Desert Island Discs is the actor Ewan McGregor. In the last 10 years, Ewan McGregor has become a star on both sides of the Atlantic, thanks to films such as Trainspotting, Moulin Rouge, Brassed Off and Star Wars - the Phantom Menace. In conversation with Sue Lawley, he talks about his life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

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

Choices

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Horn Concerto No. 4 In E flat major

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Gabriel Fauré

2.

Gabriel Fauré

Agnus Dei (from Requiem)

Composer: Gabriel Fauré

Others who chose this artist

Chet Baker

3.

Chet Baker

Alone Together

Performer: Chet Baker

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Eddie Vedder

4.

Eddie Vedder

The Long Road

Performer: Eddie Vedder

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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

5.

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

Tin Pan Alley

Performer: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble

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Paice Ashton Lord

6.

Paice Ashton Lord

I'm Gonna Stop Drinking

Performer: Paice Ashton Lord

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Jimmy O’Brien Moran

7.

Castaway's favourite

Jimmy O’Brien Moran

Dark Lochnagar

Performer: Jimmy O’Brien Moran

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

8.

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

Amazing Grace

Performer: The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

Others who chose this artist

Book

A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Chromatic Harmonica

Others who chose a similar luxury

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