iPlayer Radio What's New?
Listen
Martin Wainwright's Myth of the North - Episode 3

Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Robert Marx

Robert Marx

This programme is not currently available to listen. Why?

Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 24 May 1965

Underwater archaeologist

Roy Plomley's castaway is underwater archaeologist Robert Marx.

Choices

Frank Chacksfield & His Orchestra

1.

Frank Chacksfield & His Orchestra

Ebb Tide

Performer: Frank Chacksfield & His Orchestra

Others who chose this artist

Yma Sumac

2.

Yma Sumac

Virgin of the Sun God

Performer: Yma Sumac

Others who chose this artist

Pérez Prado and His Orchestra

3.

Pérez Prado and His Orchestra

Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White

Performer: Pérez Prado and His Orchestra

Others who chose this artist

Tony Martin

4.

Tony Martin

Stranger in Paradise from Kismet

Performer: Tony Martin

Others who chose this artist

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

5.

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

The Song of the High Seas from Victory at Sea

Performer: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Others who chose this artist

Charles-François Gounod

6.

Castaway's favourite

Charles-François Gounod

Ave Maria

Composer: Charles-François Gounod

Others who chose this artist

Earl Bostic and his Orchestra

7.

Earl Bostic and his Orchestra

Off Shore

Performer: Earl Bostic and his Orchestra

Others who chose this artist

Frank Sinatra

8.

Frank Sinatra

Love is a Many Spendoured Thing

Performer: Frank Sinatra

Others who chose this artist

Book

Webster's Dictionary by

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Binoculars

Others who chose a similar luxury

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.