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Twiggy

Twiggy

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First broadcast: Sun 08 Jan 1989

Model, Singer , Actor

Sue Lawley's castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is someone who's face graced the covers of fashion magazines the world over more than 20 years ago when she was still a teenager.

The name 'Twiggy' was synonymous with *the* look of the 1960s - waif-like and doe-eyed. Today, she has matured into a successful actress, singer and dancer, and she'll be talking about those early, heady days, and how she managed to survive the media hype that surrounded her wherever she went.

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

Choices

Stan Greening

1.

Stan Greening

The Laughing Policeman

Performer: Stan Greening

The Beatles

2.

Castaway's favourite

The Beatles

Yesterday

Performer: The Beatles

Others who chose this artist

Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

3.

Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

Adagio in G Minor for Organ & Strings

Composer: Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

Others who chose this artist

Vincenzo Bellini

4.

Vincenzo Bellini

Mira, O Norma (from Norma)

Composer: Vincenzo Bellini

Others who chose this artist

Ruth Etting

5.

Ruth Etting

Ten Cents A Dance

Performer: Ruth Etting

Others who chose this artist

Joaquín Rodrigo

6.

Joaquín Rodrigo

Adagio

Soloist: John Williams Orchestra: The Philharmonia and New Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Louis Fremaux

Others who chose this artist

Les Misérables

7.

Les Misérables

On My Own

Performer: Les Misérables

Others who chose this artist

The Fureys

8.

The Fureys

I Will Love You Every Time

Performer: The Fureys

Others who chose this artist

Book

Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Cold cream

Others who chose a similar luxury

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