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Dennis Taylor

Dennis Taylor

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 02 Feb 1986

Snooker player

Dennis Taylor became the world snooker champion in a dramatic match against Steve Davis last April. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he describes his childhood in County Tyrone, Jim-Joe Gervin's billiard hall where he first took up snooker, and how he became a professional.

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

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The Platters

1.

Castaway's favourite

The Platters

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

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Joe Dolan and The Drifters

5.

Joe Dolan and The Drifters

The Answer To Everything

Barbra Streisand

6.

Barbra Streisand

Guilty

Artist: Robin Gibb

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Book

Joke book by

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Luxury item

Limitless supply of yoghurt

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