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Philip Larkin

Roy Plomley's castaway is poet Philip Larkin.

Favourite track: I'm Down In The Dumps by Bessie Smith
Book: The collected works by George Bernard Shaw
Luxury: Typewriter and paper

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 19 Jul 1976 12:25

Music Played

  • Louis Armstrong

    Dallas Blues

  • Louis Killen

    Dollia

  • Thomas Tallis

    Spem In Alium

    Choir: King's College Chapel Choir

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Bessie Smith

      I'm Down In The Dumps

  • St. George's Canzona

    Coventry Carol

  • Edward Elgar

    Symphony No. 1 in A flat major

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Billie Holiday

    These Foolish Things

  • George Frideric Handel

    O praise the Lord (Chandos Anthem No. 9)

    Choir: Beecham Choral Society Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Thomas Beecham

  • Book Choice

    • The collected works - George Bernard Shaw

  • Luxury Choice

    • Typewriter and paper

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Philip Larkin

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