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Rt. Hon. Nigel Lawson

Rt. Hon. Nigel Lawson

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First broadcast: Sun 03 Dec 1989

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer , Politician - Conservative

The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is the former Chancellor of the Exchequer Nigel Lawson. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his boyhood and his memories of university life, as well as his subsequent journalistic and political experiences, including the more recent upheavals in his political career.

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

Choices

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Clarinet Quintet in A major

Soloist: Benny Goodman Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra

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Johann Sebastian Bach

2.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Jesu, joy of man's desiring (from Cantata No. 147)

Soloist: Myra Hess

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Noël Coward

3.

Noël Coward

Don't Make Fun Of The Fair

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Richard Strauss

4.

Richard Strauss

Der Rosenkavalier

Soloist: Regine Crespin and Helen Donath

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Edward Elgar

5.

Edward Elgar

Enigma Variations - Nimrod

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra

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Franz Peter Schubert

6.

Franz Peter Schubert

Piano Quintet in A major 'Trout'

Soloist: Elizabeth Leonskaya Orchestra: Alban Berg Quartet

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Ludwig van Beethoven

8.

Ludwig van Beethoven

7 Variations on God Save the King

Soloist: Alfred Brendel

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9.

10.

Book

The collected works by John Donne

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Luxury item

Radio receiver

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