The Lark Ascending
Soloist: Pinchas Zukerman Orchestra: The English Chamber Orchestra
Presented byKirsty Young
Screenwriter, Television producer
The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the creator, writer and producer of two of British television's most enduring and influential series - Grange Hill and Brookside.
Phil Redmond will be talking to Sue Lawley about his Liverpool roots and his rise from a poor working-class background to become one of the country's highest-paid television executives. He'll also be discussing how the programmes he produces continue to attract controversy, criticism and audiences and what he thinks of the future for radio and television.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Theme From Brookside
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