A Life On The Ocean Wave
Performer: The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines
The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the gardener Rosemary Verey. Passionate about planting and growing flowers and herbs as a child in the 1930s, it wasn't until the 1950s, with her four children away at school, that she began a serious study of horticulture. Completely self-taught, she has gone on to develop a career designing some of Britain's most beautiful gardens and numbers Prince Charles and Elton John amongst her clients.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
The Gay Gordons
Performer: Drums & Pipes Of The 1st Batallion, Gordon Highlanders
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