Sir Robin Day

The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is Sir Robin Day. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about going with his father to hear Churchill speak at a political rally when he was a boy, recalling his days at post-war Oxford, the early days at ITN and his long association with politicians in front of the microphone.

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

Favourite track: The Drinking Song by Giuseppe Verdi
Book: The Oxford Book of English Verse
Luxury: Magnums of champagne

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40 minutes

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Fri 26 Jan 1990 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestRobin Day

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