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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

Tony Pastor & His Orchestra

1.

Tony Pastor & His Orchestra

Five Salted Peanuts

Performer: Tony Pastor & His Orchestra

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Dr. Hook

3.

Dr. Hook

The Wonderful Soup Stone

Performer: Dr. Hook

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Wiesmeyer and Stein

4.

Wiesmeyer and Stein

Duo For Two Violins In The Sixth Tone System

Performer: Wiesmeyer and Stein

The Beatles

5.

The Beatles

Penny Lane

Performer: The Beatles

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Johannes Brahms

6.

Johannes Brahms

Violin Concerto in D major

Composer: Johannes Brahms

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Paul Simon

7.

Paul Simon

Something So Right

Performer: Paul Simon

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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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