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Tina Brown

Sue Lawley's castaway is journalist editor of Talk magazine Tina Brown.

This week the castaway on Desert Island Discs is the editor of Talk magazine, Tina Brown. Her reputation as a formidable magazine editor spans both sides of the Atlantic - with the revamp of Tatler, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, raising eyebrows as well as circulation figures. In conversation with Sue Lawley, she talks about her life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Chan Chan by The Buena Vista Social Club
Book: Middlemarch by George Eliot
Luxury: Rollercoaster

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 8 Dec 2000 09:00

Music Played

  • Macy Gray

    Why Didn't You Call Me

    • Why Don't You Call Me.
    • Epic.
  • The Beatles

    You've Got to Hide Your Love Away

    • The Beatles 1962-1966.
    • Apple.
  • Jack Hylton & His Orchestra

    Stormy Weather

    Artist: Cecile Petrie

    • The Cream of Jack Hylton Band.
    • Flapper.
  • Edward Elgar

    Enigma Variations - Troyte

    Orchestra: City of London Symphony Orchestra

    • Enigma Variations.
    • EMI.
  • I Can't Stand the Rain

  • Monteverdi Choir

    The Creation

    Artist: English Baroque Soloists

    • The Creation.
    • EMI.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Gloria in D Major

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus

    • Magnificat & Gloria.
    • EMI.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Buena Vista Social Club

      Chan Chan

      • Buena Vista Social Club.
      • World Circuit.
  • Book Choice

    • Middlemarch - George Eliot

  • Luxury Choice

    • Rollercoaster


Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Tina Brown


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