Kirsty Young's castaway is actress and writer Emma Thompson.
Kirsty Young's castaway is Emma Thompson.
Sense and Sensibility, The Remains of the Day, Much Ado About Nothing and Howards End are just a handful of her notable screen credits in a dazzling career that has seen her pick up Oscars for both acting and writing.
She appears to have pulled off that rare trick of being both a star and one of us - she famously keeps her brace of Oscars in the downstairs loo, still lives across the road from her mum and holidays in a cottage in Scotland where, she says, she and her husband spend a third of the year 'digging in like a pair of old potatoes.'
Book: Homer's Odyssey
Luxury: A saucepan - heavy bottomed with a removable handle.
Orchestra: The Hungarian Studio Orchestra Conductor: Patrick Doyle
- Air Edel.
Florence, It's a Lovely Morning from the film version of the Magic Roundabout – Dougal and the Blue Cat
- Dougal and the Blue Cat.
A Ceremony of Carols
Choir: The Choir of King’s College Cambridge Conductor: Sir David Willcocks
- A Ceremony of Carols.
Artist: John Williams, Paco Pena
- Mule Variations.
Us3 & Rahsaan
- Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia).
Some of Your Planes
- The Fall and Rise of Lenny Smallman.
- Cloud Ten Music - PRIVATE TAPE.
With a Little Help From My Friends
- The Best of Woodstock.
Odyssey - Homer
A saucepan - heavy bottomed with a removable handle
|Interviewed Guest||Emma Thompson|
- Sun 28 Mar 2010 11:15
- Fri 2 Apr 2010 09:00