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Robert Hardy: My passionate moment with Judi Dench

Robert Hardy 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.

The role he is best known for is Winston Churchill and he won a Bafta for his performance in Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years.

Robert himself has fond memories of a passionate kiss with Judi Dench in a drama where he played the role of Henry V.

Robert speaks to Kirsty Young on Radio 4's Desert Island Discs on Sunday 20 November at 11:15 GMT, repeated Friday 09:00 GMT. Listen online or browse the extensive Desert Island Discs archive.