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Colin Montgomerie

Sue Lawley's castaway is golfer Colin Montgomerie.

Sue Lawley's guest this week is Colin Montgomerie.

One of the biggest earners in the history of golf, he's ranked number three in the world. Despite having a natural talent for the game, he'd never expected to play it professionally. Having applied for a job with a sports management company, his interview took place on the golf course. He played so well that the company persuaded him to become one of their stars.

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

Favourite track: Sailing by Rod Stewart
Book: Any book by Michael Crichton

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45 minutes

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Fri 17 Mar 2000 09:00

Music Played

  • Jon and Vangelis

    I'll Find My Way Home

    • The friends of Mr Cairo.
    • Polydor.
  • ABBA


    • Abba:Gold - Greatest hits.
    • Polydor.
  • Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Jason Weaver and Joseph Williams

    Hakuna Matata

    • The Lion King Collection.
    • Walt Disney.
  • Crowd at the Scotland vs England Match 17.03.90

    Flower of Scotland – ARCHIVES

  • Elmer Bernstein

    Main Theme to the Great Escape

    Orchestra: Metro Goldwyn Orchestra Conductor: Elmer Bernstein

    • Great Escape soundtrack album.
    • Rykodisc.
  • Robbie Williams


    • Angels.
    • Chrysalis.
  • Vangelis

    Chariots of Fire

    • Chariots of Fire.
    • Polydor.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Rod Stewart


      • Atlantic Crossing.
      • Warner.
  • Book Choice

    • Any book - Michael Crichton


Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Colin Montgomerie


  • Sun 12 Mar 2000 11:15
  • Fri 17 Mar 2000 09:00

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