Sue Lawley's castaway is film director 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)
I've Been Loving You Too Long
- The Complete Stax/Volt Singles 59-68.
- Runaway Hits.
- Edsel Records.
Bulgarian State Radio & Television Female Vocal Choir
Pritouritze Planinata - chant from Thracian Plain
- Le Mystere Des Voix Bulgares.
- Four Ad.
- Natural Born Killers.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
- Full Moon Fever.
Famous Blue Raincoat
- Famous Blue Raincoat.
That's Right (You're not from Texas)
- Road To Ensensada.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36: Variation IX "Nimrod"
Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
- Enigma Variations.
A giant photo album of his four children and grandchildren that goes back over twenty years.
Watercolour paint box (plus brush and pad)
|Interviewed Guest||Alan Parker|
- Sun 9 Jul 2000 11:15
- Fri 14 Jul 2000 09:00