iPlayer Radio What's New?

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 27 Oct 1979

Children's writer

Roy Plomley's castaway is children's writer Roald Dahl.

Choices

Giacomo Puccini

1.

Giacomo Puccini

Che gelida manina (Your tiny hand is frozen) (from La Bohème)

Soloist: Enrico Caruso

Others who chose this artist

Ludwig van Beethoven

2.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Violin Concerto in D major

Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Otto Klemperer

Others who chose this artist

Dylan Thomas

3.

Dylan Thomas

Fern Hill

Read by Dylan THomas

Others who chose this artist

Johann Sebastian Bach

4.

Castaway's favourite

Johann Sebastian Bach

Agnus Dei (from Requiem Mass)

Choir: Vienna Singverein

Others who chose this artist

Ludwig van Beethoven

5.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor 'Choral'

Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

Others who chose this artist

Gabriel Fauré

6.

Gabriel Fauré

Sanctus (from Requiem)

Choir: King's College Chapel Choir Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: David Willcocks

Others who chose this artist

Johann Sebastian Bach

7.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major

Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

Others who chose this artist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

8.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sonata in A major

Soloist: Alfred Brendel

Others who chose this artist

9.

10.

Book

The New Oxford Book of English Verse by Helen Gardner

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Still, grapevine cuttings and tobacco seeds

Others who chose a similar luxury

Occupations

Contact us

This site contains archive material. To comment or bring something to our attention, please get in touch.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.