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Martin Pipe

Sue Lawley's castaway is horse trainer Martin Pipe.

Sue Lawley's guest this week is Martin Pipe. He has turned horse training into a science. His animals have the choice of a swimming pool, indoor canter and walking machine, while the on-site laboratory monitors their temperature, blood and weight throughout the day. Yet he retains his love for the horses themselves - a passion which has made him one of the most successful trainers in Britain.

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

Favourite track: Oh Carol by Neil Sedaka
Book: Horse Management by R S Timmis
Luxury: Winning post from Cheltenham race course

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 23 Jul 1999 09:00

Music Played

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  • Sheryl Crow

    Hard to Make a Stand

    • Sheryl Crow - Special Edition.
    • A & M Records.
  • The Beatles

    Hey Jude

    • The Beatles.
    • Apple.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Neil Sedaka

      Oh Carol

      • The Best of Neil.
      • Universal Music TV.
  • Helen Shapiro

    Walkin' Back to Happiness

    • 24 Number Ones of the Sixties.
    • Music For Pleasure France.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Nessun dorma

    Soloist: Luciano Pavarotti

    • Classics II - Cinema Gala.
    • Decca.
  • Tom Jones

    Help Yourself

    • The Golden Hits.
    • London.
  • Carly Simon

    Nobody Does it Better

    • Bond Themes.
    • EMI.
  • Buddy Holly

    Peggy Sue

    • 20 Golden Greats.
    • MCA.
  • Book Choice

    • Horse Management - R S Timmis

  • Luxury Choice

    • Winning post from Cheltenham race course

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Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Martin Pipe

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