What is a Friend For?
Composer: Harold Arlen
Kirsty Young's castaway is the actor Robert Hardy.
He became a household name as the vet Siegfried Farnon in the hit TV series All Creatures Great and Small and, to a younger generation, he is the Minister of Magic in the Harry Potter films. But the role he is best known for is Winston Churchill - he won a Bafta for his performance in Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years. He believes actors are born rather than made and his own ambitions crystallised when, as a very young boy, he was a page boy at a wedding: "I walked down the aisle with my head held high and as I went, every eye was turned towards me and something inside me said, "That's it, get every eye on you".
Artist: The Westminster Abbey Choir, the BBC Singers & London Brass conducted by Martin Baker
Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Robert Hardy.
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