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Gracie Fields

Gracie Fields

Broadcast

First broadcast: Mon 25 Dec 1961

Actor, Comedian, Singer

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress and singer Gracie Fields.

Choices

Maurice Chevalier & Hermione Gingold

2.

Maurice Chevalier & Hermione Gingold

Maurice Chevalier & Hermione Gingold - I Remember it Well (from Gigi)

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Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

3.

Castaway's favourite

Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

Soloist: Sergei Rachmaninov Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra Conductor: Leopold Stokowski

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Mary Martin & Ezio Pinza

4.

Mary Martin & Ezio Pinza

Twin Soliloquies

Ralph Vaughan Williams

5.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Fantasia on Greensleeves

Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

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Book

The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy

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Luxury item

Reproduction of Renoir's The Picnic

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Wed 13 Jun 1951

Actor, Comedian, Singer

Roy Plomley's castaway is actress and singer Gracie Fields.

Choices

Giacomo Meyerbeer

1.

Giacomo Meyerbeer

O Paradis (from L'Africaine)

Soloist: Enrico Caruso

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

2.

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Fantasia On Greensleeves

Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra

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Stanley Holloway

3.

Stanley Holloway

Old Sam: Pick up tha' Musket

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Pablo de Sarasate

4.

Pablo de Sarasate

Zigeunerweisen

Soloist: Jascha Heifetz Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

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Geraldo and his Romance In Rhythm Orchestra

5.

Geraldo and his Romance In Rhythm Orchestra

Showboat

Frederick Delius

6.

Frederick Delius

Intermezzo and Serenade (from Hassan)

Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra

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Gioachino Rossini

7.

Gioachino Rossini

Una voce poco fa (from The Barber of Seville)

Soloist: Luisa Tetrazzini

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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

8.

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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