Sue Lawley's guest this week is Michael Crawford. Renowned for his attention to detail, he has always performed his own stunts - whether roller-skating under moving lorries in Some Mothers Do Have 'Em, or walking the tightrope in the musical Barnum. A consumate professional, he admits to escaping from his hospital bed, where he was recovering from exhaustion, so the show could go on!
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Michael Crawford.
When I Grow Too Old To Dream
I Hope I Get It
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