Alan Parker

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is Alan Parker. When Alan Parker's Bugsy Malone came out in 1975, it marked the beginning of a very successful and sometimes controversial career. Films like Midnight Express, Fame and The Commitments underline his versatility and have won him countless awards all over the world.

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

Favourite track: Nimrod by Edward Elgar
Book: A giant photo album of his four children and grandchildren that goes back over twenty years.
Luxury: Watercolour paint box (plus brush and pad)

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45 minutes

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Fri 14 Jul 2000 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestAlan Parker

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