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Stephanie Beacham

Stephanie Beacham

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First broadcast: Sun 28 Feb 1988

British actor

Until recently, the actress Stephanie Beacham played the glamorous 'rich bitch' Sable in the American soap opera The Colbys. She has also appeared in the television saga Tenko. She's now returned to London to perform with the Royal Shakespeare Company. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, she looks back on her life and career.

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

Choices

Giuseppe Verdi

1.

Giuseppe Verdi

Aida

Choir: Chorus Of Royal Opera House Orchestra: The New Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Riccardo Muti

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Gustav Mahler

5.

Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection' -5th movement

Orchestra: Vienna Philharmoniker Conductor: Lorin Maazel

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Ariel Ramírez

7.

Castaway's favourite

Ariel Ramírez

Misa Criolla

Choirs: Los Fronterizos/Basilica del Socorro

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Book

The Ascent of Man by Dr Jacob Bronowski

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Luxury item

Photograph of children

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