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Madhur Jaffrey

Madhur Jaffrey

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 26 Jan 1985

Actor, Broadcaster, Cookery writer

Madhur Jaffrey is an actress who has now become as well-known as a writer and broadcaster on Indian and Far Eastern cooking. In conversation with Roy Plomley, she talks about the films she has made with James Ivory, including Heat and Dust. She also recalls how she came to be a cookery expert, and she chooses eight records she would take to the mythical island.


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

Choices

George Frideric Handel

1.

George Frideric Handel

Organ Concerto in B flat major

Soloist: George Malcolm Orchestra: The Academy of St Martin in the Fields Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner

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Igor Stravinsky

5.

Igor Stravinsky

Orpheus

Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Sir Colin Davis

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Roque Cordero

6.

Castaway's favourite

Roque Cordero

Violin Concerto - 1st Movement

Soloist: Sanford Allen Orchestra: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Paul Freeman

Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II

7.

Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II

My Favourite Things

Soloist: Coltrane, Tyner, Davis, Jones

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Henry Purcell

8.

Henry Purcell

Funeral Music for Queen Mary

Orchestra: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Conductor: Philip Ledger

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Book

Blank book by

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Luxury item

Whiskey

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