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Goldie Hawn

Goldie Hawn, Oscar-winning Hollywood actress, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for a new series of Desert Island Discs. She chooses her eight discs to take to a desert island.

Kirsty Young's castaway is Hollywood's prototype dizzy blond, Goldie Hawn.

Like most things in Tinseltown the image is somewhat at odds with the reality. Goldie is an Academy Award winner and producer who's been on the A list for 40-odd years, starring alongside Peter Sellers, Walter Matthau and Woody Allen. She's now transmuted from fantasy pin-up to best selling author - she writes parenting manuals and spearheads a childhood learning initiative.

She tells Kirsty about her journey from dancing in sleazy go-go bars to bagging an Oscar, how she coped with the difficulties her early success brought her and how she met her husband of 29 years, Kurt Russell.

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45 minutes

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Fri 28 Sep 2012 09:00

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  • The Rolling Stones

    (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

    Composer: Mick Jagger/Keith Richards

    • Big Hits (High Tide and Green Grass).
    • LONDON.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Overture to Romeo and Juliet

    Artist: Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim

    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4; Romeo & Juliet.
    • Teldec.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Frank Sinatra

      Fly Me to the Moon

      Composer: Bart Howard

      • My Way: The Best Of Frank Sinatra.
      • Warner.
  • Amy Winehouse

    Back to Black

    Composer: Amy Winehouse

    • Back To Black.
    • UNIVERSAL.
  • The Beatles

    Let It Be

    Composer: Lennon /McCartney

    • 1.
    • EMI.
  • John Barry

    I had a farm in Africa

    Composer: John Barry

    • Out of Africa.
    • MCA.
  • Gipsy Kings

    Volare

    Composer: Modugno/Parish

    • The Gipsy Kings Greatest Hits..
    • COLUMBIA.
  • John Lennon

    Imagine

    Composer: John Lennon

    • The John Lennon Collection.
    • PARLOPHONE.
  • Book Choice

    • The Art of Loving - Erich Fromm

  • Luxury Choice

    • Lip gloss

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Presenter Kirsty Young
Interviewed Guest Goldie Hawn

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