Sue Lawley's castaway is theatre director Nicholas Hytner.
The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the theatre director Nicholas Hytner. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his string of directorial successes, which include Miss Saigon, Wind in the Willows, Carousel and The Importance of Being Ernest. He'll also be discussing the health of the modern musical today and the problems of directing both drama and opera.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Don Giovanni Ah Taci, Ingiusto Core by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: The collected works by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Luxury: Large supply of total block suncream