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Kenny Everett

Sue Lawley's castaway is DJ Kenny Everett.

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the disc jockey Kenny Everett. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his Merseyside childhood, his discovery of classical music and his dependence on radio, all of which led him to an anarchic and erratic career on television and radio. He'll also be discussing his unorthodox life which has encompassed a suicide attempt, drugs and the break-up of his 12-year marriage after he came out as a homosexual.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Symphonic Prelude by Giacomo Puccini
Book: Eagle annual
Luxury: Bathroom suite

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 18 Mar 1994 09:05

Music Played

  • George Butterworth

    Banks of Green Willow

    Orchestra: Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields and Choir Conductor: Neville Marriner

    • Vaughn Williams/Elgar Etc.
    • Decca.
  • The Beatles

    Strawberry Fields Forever

    • Magical Mystery Tour.
    • Parlophone.
  • Steve Conway

    At The End Of The Day

    • The Best Of The EMI Years.
    • EMI.
  • Kenny Everett

    Adventures Of Captain Kremmen

    • Adventures Of Captain Kremmen.
    • CBS.
  • ABBA

    Honey Honey

    • More Abba Hits.
    • Polydor.
  • Mike Batt

    Children Of The Sky

    • Hunting Of The Snark.
    • Trax Modem.
  • The Beatles

    Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

    • Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
    • Parlophone.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Giacomo Puccini

      Preludio sinfonico (Symphonic Prelude)

      Orchestra: Radio Symphony Orchestra Of Berlin

      • Puccini Orchestral Music.
      • Decca.
  • Book Choice

    • Eagle annual

  • Luxury Choice

    • Bathroom suite

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Interviewed Guest Kenny Everett

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