Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Composer: Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov
Presented byKirsty Young
Sue Lawley admits to being the kind of person whose tummy goes ping when she hears a certain tune and thinks "Ah yes, I remember that, it brings back lovely memories." In conversation with Michael Parkinson, she looks back on her upbringing in Worcestershire, her early days as a journalist and subsequent career as one of our most popular television presenters. She also chooses her eight records to take to the mythical island.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
In The Bleak Midwinter
Performer: Gustav Holst & Christina Rossetti
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