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Stephanie Beacham

Stephanie Beacham

Broadcast

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

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

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Willie Nelson

2.

Willie Nelson

Always On My Mind

Performer: Willie Nelson

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Elton John

3.

Elton John

Amoreeha

Performer: Elton John

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Elvis Presley

4.

Elvis Presley

Girl Of My Best Friend

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Gustav Mahler

5.

Gustav Mahler

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

Composer: Gustav Mahler

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Commodores

6.

Commodores

Nightshift

Performer: Commodores

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Ariel Ramírez

7.

Castaway's favourite

Ariel Ramírez

Misa Criolla

Performer: Ariel Ramírez

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Joyce Grenfell

8.

Joyce Grenfell

Story Time

Performer: Joyce Grenfell

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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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