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History of the Rain - Episode 5

Presented byKirsty Young

Desert Island Discs Presenter Kirsty Young

Martin Clunes

Martin Clunes

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 18 Sep 2011

Actor

Kirsty Young's castaway is the actor Martin Clunes.

He became a household name in the 1990s in the comedy "Men Behaving Badly" and, in the years since, has performed at The National Theatre, presented a number of natural history documentaries and become the gruff GP in the comedy drama "Doc Martin."

His prominent ears are among his trademarks and he reveals that early in his career he turned down an opportunity to have them pinned back. He said: "I just didn't fancy it - maybe I hadn't noticed them".

Choices

T. Rex

1.

T. Rex

Hot Love

Performer: T. Rex

Others who chose this artist

Bob Marley & The Wailers

2.

Bob Marley & The Wailers

Get Up Stand Up

Performer: Bob Marley & The Wailers

Others who chose this artist

Roxy Music

3.

Roxy Music

Avalon

Performer: Roxy Music

Others who chose this artist

Chuck Berry

4.

Chuck Berry

Reelin’ and Rockin’

Performer: Chuck Berry

Others who chose this artist

Frank Zappa

5.

Frank Zappa

Doreen

Performer: Frank Zappa

Others who chose this artist

Rod Stewart

6.

Castaway's favourite

Rod Stewart

Sailing

Performer: Rod Stewart

Others who chose this artist

Emily Clunes & her Friend Daisy

7.

Emily Clunes & her Friend Daisy

Your Song

Performer: Emily Clunes & her Friend Daisy

Fun Lovin’ Criminals

8.

Fun Lovin’ Criminals

We Have All the Time in the World

Performer: Fun Lovin’ Criminals

Others who chose this artist

Book

Puckoon by Spike Milligan

Others who chose this author

Luxury item

Electric Guitar

Others who chose a similar luxury

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