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Terry Jones

Terry Jones

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First broadcast: Sat 02 Jul 1983

Monty Python performer, Writer, Comedian

Terry Jones first became well-known as one of the performers in Monty Python's Flying Circus in 1969. He had spent several years before that as a television script writer. More recently, he has been directing the Monty Python feature films, writing books and hosting a television chat show.

In conversation with Roy Plomley, he discusses these multifarious activities and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.

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

Choices

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Serenade No. 10 in B flat major for 13 Wind Instruments

Orchestra: London Wind Quintet and Ensemble Conductor: Otto Klemperer

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Dr. Hook

3.

Dr. Hook

The Wonderful Soup Stone

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Wiesmeyer and Stein

4.

Wiesmeyer and Stein

Duo For Two Violins In The Sixth Tone System

Johannes Brahms

6.

Johannes Brahms

Violin Concerto in D major

Soloist: Ginette Neveu Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Issay Dobrowen

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John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band

8.

Castaway's favourite

John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band

Imagine

Artist: The Flux Fiddlers

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Book

The complete works by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Luxury item

Pencil and paper

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