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Jocelyn Stevens

Sue Lawley's castaway is businessman Jocelyn Stevens.

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is entrepreneur, newspaperman and public servant Jocelyn Stevens. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his love of life - he works in London and spends his weekends in Gstaad - and his impressive career: he revitalised Queen Magazine, launched Radio Caroline, saved the Evening Standard and served as Managing Director of Express Newspapers.

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

Favourite track: Siegfried Funeral March by Richard Wagner
Book: Other Men's Flowers by Lord A P Wavell
Luxury: One mile stretch of the River Test in Hampshire

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 13 Aug 1993 09:05

Music Played

  • Bing Crosby

    Begin the Beguine

    • A Musical Autobiography Of Bing Crosby.
    • MCA.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Richard Wagner

      Siegfried's Funeral March (from Götterdämmerung)

      Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonica Conductor: George Solti

      • Wagner: Gotterdammerung.
      • Decca.
  • Fats Waller

    My Very Good Friend the Milkman

    • 16 Top Tracks From Fats Waller.
    • RCA.
  • The Royal Green Jackets

    I'm Ninety Five

    Artist: Buglers of the 3rd Battalion of the Royal Greenjackets

    • Greenjackets On Parade.
    • Music Masters.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Vissi d'arte (from Tosca)

    Soloist: Maria Callas Orchestra: Orchestra Of La Scala, Milan Conductor: Victor De Sabata

    • Puccini: Tosca.
    • EMI.
  • Stevie Wonder

    You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

    • Talking Book.
    • Tamla Motown.
  • Noël Coward

    The Stately Homes Of England

    • More Compact Coward.
    • EMI.
  • Elizabeth Parrish

    The Best Of Times

    Artist: George Hearn

    • La Cage Aus Folles: Original Cast Recording.
    • RCA.
  • Book Choice

    • Other Men's Flowers - Lord A P Wavell

  • Luxury Choice

    • One mile stretch of the River Test in Hampshire

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Jocelyn Stevens

Broadcasts

  • Sun 8 Mar 1992 12:15
  • Fri 13 Mar 1992 09:05
  • Fri 13 Aug 1993 09:05

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