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Keith Floyd

Sue Lawley's castaway is television cook Keith Floyd.

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is television cook Keith Floyd. Renowned for his garrulous charm as much as for his culinary expertise, he'll be describing the chronicle of failure that dogged him through spells in the Army, as a cub reporter, as an antiques dealer and as a restaurateur. He'll also be talking to Sue Lawley about his passion for good food, music and the elusive nature of romantic happiness.

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

Favourite track: Hey Jude by The Beatles
Book: Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake
Luxury: Pair of handmade blue suede shoes

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 4 Jan 1991 09:05

Music Played

  • Elvis Presley

    Blue Suede Shoes

    • The All Time Greatest Hits.
    • RCA Classics.
  • Nina Simone

    To Love Somebody

    • 16 Top Tracks.
    • RCA Classics.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • The Beatles

      Hey Jude

      • Hey Jude.
      • Parlophone.
  • Bob Dylan

    Positively 4th Street

    • Bob Dylan: Biograph.
    • CBS.
  • Bessie Smith

    T'ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do

    • The Collection.
    • CBS.
  • The Rolling Stones

    You Can't Always Get What You Want

    • Hot Rocks 2.
    • London.
  • Kris Kristofferson

    Me And Bobby McGee

    • Dream On.
    • BBC Radioplay.
  • Johnnie Allan

    Promised Land

    • South To Louisiana.
    • ACE.
  • Book Choice

    • Gormenghast - Mervyn Peake

  • Luxury Choice

    • Pair of handmade blue suede shoes

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Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Keith Floyd

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