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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

Soloist: Dennis Brain Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

Others who chose this artist

Gabriel Fauré

2.

Gabriel Fauré

Agnus Dei (from Requiem)

Choir: The Union Chorale de la Tour de Peilz Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Conductor: Ernest Ansermet

Others who chose this artist

Eddie Vedder

4.

Eddie Vedder

The Long Road

Artist: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Others who chose this artist

Jimmy O’Brien Moran

7.

Castaway's favourite

Jimmy O’Brien Moran

Dark Lochnagar

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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