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Gerry Lee

Gerry Lee

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 19 Jan 1963

Animal impersonator

Roy Plomley's castaway is animal impersonator Gerry Lee.

Choices

Franz Schubert/Clutsam

1.

Castaway's favourite

Franz Schubert/Clutsam

The Flower (from Lilac Time)

Soloist: Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth

Pat Kirkwood

3.

Pat Kirkwood

Oh Johnny

Rawicz and Landauer

6.

Rawicz and Landauer

Warsaw Concerto

Artist: Mantovani and his Orchestra

Gilbert & Sullivan

8.

Gilbert & Sullivan

The sun, whose rays are all ablaze (from The Mikado)

Soloist: Marion Studholme Orchestra: Sadler's Wells Orchestra Conductor: Alexander Faris

Others who chose this artist

Book

Quinneys by Horace Vachell

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Theatrical skip full of his animal skins

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