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Julie Walters

Julie Walters

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First broadcast: Sat 02 Feb 1985

British actor

Julie Walters had a variety of jobs, including nursing, before she took up acting. An early London appearance was the result of Funny Peculiar, transferring from the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool.

In conversation with Roy Plomley, she talks about her work with Victoria Wood, about her huge success in both the play and film of Educating Rita, and she chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical island.

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

Choices

Stephen Sondheim

5.

Stephen Sondheim

Not A Day Goes By

Soloist: Carly Simon, Warren Bernhardt

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Ann Peebles

6.

Ann Peebles

I Can't Stand The Rain

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Carly Simon

7.

Castaway's favourite

Carly Simon

I Get Along Without You Very Well

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Billie Holiday

8.

Billie Holiday

T'ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do

Artist: Buster Harding's Orchestra

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Book

The Magus by John Fowles

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Luxury item

Telephone

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