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Dennis Skinner

Sue Lawley's castaway is MP Dennis Skinner.

This week's castaway is Dennis Skinner MP. Recently described as the backbenchers' backbencher, he'll be talking to Sue Lawley about Parliament and politics and choosing eight records to accompany him on his solitary island adventure.

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

Favourite track: Daddy, What Did You Do in the Strike? by Peggy Seeger
Book: Let's Face the Music by Benny Green
Luxury: Bike

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 12 Jan 1990 09:05

Music Played

  • Peter Dawson

    If These Lips Could Only Speak

    • The Very Best Of Peter Dawson - Songs Of The Homeland.
    • World Records.
  • Al Jolson

    Rock-A-Bye Your Baby With A Dixie Melody

    • Sonny Boy.
    • IMP.
  • Lizbeth Webb

    This Is My Lovely Day

    Artist: George Guetary

    • The Water Gipsies/Bless The Bride/Vivian Ellis.
    • World Records.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Peggy Seeger

      Daddy, What Did You Do in the Strike?

      Artist: Ewan Mccoll

      • Daddy What Did You Do In The Strike?.
      • Black Thorpe.
  • Frankie Laine

    I'm Gonna Live Till I Die

    • Spotlight On Frankie Laine.
    • Philips.
  • John Lennon

    Imagine

    • Imagine.
    • Parlophone.
  • Stevie Wonder

    I Just Called To Say I Love You

    • Woman In Red Soundtrack.
    • Motown.
  • Barbra Streisand

    If I Loved You

    • The Album.
    • CBS.
  • Book Choice

    • Let's Face the Music - Benny Green

  • Luxury Choice

    • Bike

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Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Dennis Skinner

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