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Auberon Waugh

Auberon Waugh

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 31 Aug 1986

Newspaper journalist

Auberon Waugh, now the Editor of the Literary Review, has gained a reputation as a controversial journalist. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he talks about his father Evelyn Waugh, his childhood and his writing, which has included seven novels and his diary Private Eye.

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

Choices

Gilbert & Sullivan

1.

Gilbert & Sullivan

The Pirates of Penzance

Choir: Glyndebourne Festival Chorus Orchestra: Pro Arte Orchestra Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent

Others who chose this artist

Harry Roy, Margorie Kingsley et al

2.

Harry Roy, Margorie Kingsley et al

You Are My Sunshine

Performer: Harry Roy, Margorie Kingsley et al

Johnnie Ray

3.

Johnnie Ray

Walkin' My Baby Back Home

Performer: Johnnie Ray

Others who chose this artist

Johnny Duncan & His Bluegrass Boys

4.

Johnny Duncan & His Bluegrass Boys

Last Train To San Fernando

Performer: Johnny Duncan & His Bluegrass Boys

Others who chose this artist

Burl Ives

5.

Burl Ives

Big Rock Candy Mountain

Performer: Burl Ives

Others who chose this artist

Giuseppe Verdi

6.

Giuseppe Verdi

La traviata Prelude to Act 1

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Others who chose this artist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

7.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Don Giovanni Act 1

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Others who chose this artist

The Seekers

8.

The Seekers

The Carnival Is Over

Performer: The Seekers

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Book

Other Men's Flowers by Lord A P Wavell

Others who chose this author

Occupations

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