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Sir Alan P Herbert

Roy Plomley's castaway is poet and playwright Sir Alan P Herbert.

Favourite track: Solemn Melody by Temple Church Choir
Book: Collected works by Charles Dickens
Luxury: Pair of field glasses

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 21 Sep 1970 12:25

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestSir Alan P Herbert

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