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Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman

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First broadcast: Sun 15 Nov 1998

Hollywood film star

Sue Lawley's castaway this morning is the actress Nicole Kidman. Fresh from her West End triumph in The Blue Room, she traces her life from her suburban Australian upbringing to the heart of Hollywood and beyond. She chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

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

Choices

Antonin Dvorak

1.

Antonin Dvorak

O silver moon (from Rusalka)

Soloist: Amanda Roocroft Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Franz Welser-Most

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Sir Hubert Parry

3.

Sir Hubert Parry

Jerusalem

Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus Conductor: Sir Charles Groves

Others who chose this artist

Janis Joplin

6.

Janis Joplin

Summertime (from Porgy & Bess)

Artist: Big Brother and the Holding Company

Others who chose this artist

Louis Armstrong

8.

Castaway's favourite

Louis Armstrong

What a Wonderful World

Others who chose this artist

Book

Collection of Poems by Emily Dickinson

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Luxury item

Sun block

Others who chose a similar luxury

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