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John Braine

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer John Braine.

Favourite track: Where Have All The Flowers Gone by Vera Lynn
Book: Collected poems by Sir John Betjeman
Luxury: Rene Magritte, The Empire of Light

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 May 1971 12:25

Music Played

  • Leonard Cohen

    The Stranger Song

  • Joan Baez

    Plaisir D'Amour

  • Alfred Piccaver

    Roses of Picardy

  • Julie Andrews

    Feed the Birds

  • Judi Dench

    Perfectly Marvellous

  • Lead Belly

    Goodnight Irene

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Vera Lynn

      Where Have All the Flowers Gone?

  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1 in D major 'Land of Hope and Glory'

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Colin Davis

  • Book Choice

    • Collected poems - John Betjeman

  • Luxury Choice

    • Rene Magritte, The Empire of Light

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Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest John Braine

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