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David Tennant

David Tennant

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First broadcast: Sun 27 Dec 2009

Doctor Who actor

Kirsty Young's castaway is the actor David Tennant.

He has been voted the best Dr Who ever and has redefined the Time Lord for a generation of parents and children.

As a child he was a huge fan of the programme; he reckons he only ever missed one episode, wore a long stripy scarf and queued up to meet Tom Baker and get his autograph. As a role, he says, it appealed not just to his adult self but to the eight-year-old boy who was just below the surface

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

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Tim Minchin

7.

Castaway's favourite

Tim Minchin

White Wine in the Sun

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Billy Bragg

8.

Billy Bragg

Greetings to the New Brunette

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9.

10.

Book

A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust

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Luxury item

A solar DVD player loaded with the seven series of the West Wing

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