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Sir Adrian Cadbury

Sir Adrian Cadbury

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 29 Jan 1995

Businessman

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is Sir Adrian Cadbury, for nearly 20 years chairman of the famous chocolate factory that bears his family name.

He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his Quaker background and his experiences of rowing for Britain in the 1952 Olympics, as well as discussing his views on the standards and values which dominate British business life today.

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

Choices

Sir Edward Elgar

1.

Sir Edward Elgar

The Dream of Gerontius - Prelude

Composer: Sir Edward Elgar

Others who chose this artist

Robert Schumann

2.

Robert Schumann

Träumerei (from Scenes from Childhood)

Composer: Robert Schumann

Others who chose this artist

George Frideric Handel

3.

George Frideric Handel

L'allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato

Composer: George Frideric Handel

Others who chose this artist

Ludwig van Beethoven

4.

Castaway's favourite

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony No. 1 in C Major

Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven

Others who chose this artist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

5.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Slow March (from The Marriage of Figaro)

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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King's College Chapel Choir

6.

King's College Chapel Choir

Jesus Christ The Apple Tree

Performer: King's College Chapel Choir

Hector Berlioz

7.

Hector Berlioz

Les Francs-juges Overture

Composer: Hector Berlioz

Others who chose this artist

Edvard Grieg

8.

Edvard Grieg

Wedding day at Troldhaugen (from Lyric Pieces Book 8, Op. 65)

Composer: Edvard Grieg

Others who chose this artist

Book

Dr. Johnson's Lexicographic Works by Dr Samuel Johnson

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Fibreglass sculling boat

Others who chose a similar luxury

Occupations

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