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Professor Peter Vanezis

Professor Peter Vanezis

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First broadcast: Sun 18 Mar 2001

Glasgow University Professor of Forensic Medicine and Science

Sue Lawley's castaway on Desert Island Discs is the Regius Professor of Foresenic Medicine and Science at the University of Glasgow, Peter Vanezis.

Professor Vanezis has had a major role in examining the mass graves found in Bosnia, Rwanda and Chile and is a member of the international scientific team working on Otzi the 'Iceman' - the 5,300-year-old mummy discovered in the Alps in 1991. 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

Michael Ball

1.

Michael Ball

Empty Chairs at Empty Tables

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Queen

2.

Queen

Bohemian Rhapsody

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Giuseppe Verdi

4.

Castaway's favourite

Giuseppe Verdi

Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) (from Nabucco)

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Pietro Mascagni

6.

Pietro Mascagni

Cavalleria rusticana

Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Gianandrea

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Nat King Cole

7.

Nat King Cole

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

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9.

10.

Book

Christ Re-Crucified by Nicos Kazantsakis

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Luxury item

Big photo album of friends and family

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