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Joan Collins

Joan Collins

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 25 Jun 1989

Dynasty actor

The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is someone who, over the last seven years, has become a superstar of the small screen, playing the venomous Alexis Carrington in the television soap opera Dynasty. She is, of course, Joan Collins, and she'll be talking to Sue Lawley about Alexis, as well as her many other roles, working with such great names as Jack Hawkins, Bette Davis, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. That's Joan Collins, discussing Hollywood, husbands and the pursuit of happiness.

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

Choices

Ernesto de Curtis

1.

Ernesto de Curtis

Torna A Surriento

Composer: Ernesto de Curtis

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Vera Lynn

2.

Vera Lynn

We'll Meet Again

Performer: Vera Lynn

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Frank Sinatra

4.

Frank Sinatra

Come Fly With Me

Performer: Frank Sinatra

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Giacomo Puccini

5.

Castaway's favourite

Giacomo Puccini

Intermezzo (from Manon Lescaut)

Composer: Giacomo Puccini

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Sarah Brightman

6.

Sarah Brightman

All I Ask Of You

Performer: Sarah Brightman

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Giacomo Puccini

7.

Giacomo Puccini

O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)

Composer: Giacomo Puccini

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Lionel Richie

8.

Lionel Richie

Love Will Conquer All

Performer: Lionel Richie

Others who chose this artist

Book

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Large bottle of sun tan oil and moisturiser

Others who chose a similar luxury

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 27 Nov 1961

Hollywood film star

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Joan Collins.

Choices

Frank Sinatra

1.

Frank Sinatra

Come Fly With Me

Performer: Frank Sinatra

Others who chose this artist

Peggy Lee

2.

Peggy Lee

Lover

Performer: Peggy Lee

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Harry Belafonte

3.

Harry Belafonte

Hava Nagila

Performer: Harry Belafonte

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Sarah Vaughan

4.

Sarah Vaughan

Serenata

Performer: Sarah Vaughan

Others who chose this artist

Anthony Newley

5.

Anthony Newley

I Was Never Kissed Before

Performer: Anthony Newley

Others who chose this artist

René Touzet & His Orchestra

6.

René Touzet & His Orchestra

Mambo Inn

Performer: René Touzet & His Orchestra

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Toni Harper

7.

Castaway's favourite

Toni Harper

My Ship

Performer: Toni Harper

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Édith Piaf

8.

Édith Piaf

Milord

Performer: Édith Piaf

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Book

Teach-yourself manual of the principal foreign languages by

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Television set

Others who chose a similar luxury

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