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Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 19 Oct 1959

Hollywood film director

Roy Plomley's castaway is film director Alfred Hitchcock.

Choices

Albert Roussel

1.

Albert Roussel

Symphony No 3 in G Minor

Composer: Albert Roussel

Others who chose this artist

Fred Emney & Sydney Fairbrother

2.

Fred Emney & Sydney Fairbrother

A Sister to Assist 'Er

Performer: Fred Emney & Sydney Fairbrother

Sir Edward Elgar

3.

Sir Edward Elgar

Cockaigne Overture

Composer: Sir Edward Elgar

Others who chose this artist

Richard Wagner

4.

Castaway's favourite

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner - Siegfried's horn-call (from Siegfried)

Soloist: Lucien Thévet

Others who chose this artist

George Robey

5.

George Robey

The Fact Is

Performer: George Robey

Others who chose this artist

Erno Dohnanyi

6.

Erno Dohnanyi

Variations on a Nursery Theme

Composer: Erno Dohnanyi

Others who chose this artist

Robert Schumann

7.

Robert Schumann

Préambule (from Carnaval)

Composer: Robert Schumann

Others who chose this artist

Charles-François Gounod

8.

Charles-François Gounod

Funeral March of a Marionette

Composer: Charles-François Gounod

Others who chose this artist

Book

Household Management by Mrs Beeton

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Continental railway timetable

Others who chose a similar luxury

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