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Joan Collins

Sue Lawley's castaway is actress Joan Collins.

The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is someone who, over the last seven years, has become a superstar of the small screen, playing the venomous Alexis Carrington in the television soap opera Dynasty. She is, of course, Joan Collins, and she'll be talking to Sue Lawley about Alexis, as well as her many other roles, working with such great names as Jack Hawkins, Bette Davis, Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. That's Joan Collins, discussing Hollywood, husbands and the pursuit of happiness.

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

Favourite track: Intermezzo (from Manon Lescaut) by Giacomo Puccini
Book: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Luxury: Large bottle of sun tan oil and moisturiser

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40 minutes

Last on

Sun 22 Jul 1990 12:15

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  • Ernesto de Curtis

    Torna A Surriento

    Soloist: Luciano Pavarotti

    • O Sole Mio: Luciano Pavarotti.
    • Decca.
  • Vera Lynn

    We'll Meet Again

    • Vera Lynn: Sweetheart Of The Forces.
    • Decca.
  • The Wonder Of You

  • Frank Sinatra

    Come Fly With Me

    • Come Fly With Me.
    • Capitol Records.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Giacomo Puccini

      Intermezzo (from Manon Lescaut)

      Orchestra: The Philharmonia and New Philharmonia Orchestra

      • Orchestral Fireworks.
      • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Cliff Richard & Sarah Brightman

    All I Ask Of You

    Artist: Steve Barton

    • The Phantom Of The Opera: Original London Cast.
    • Polydor.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)

    Soloist: Kiri Te Kanawa Orchestra: The London Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Kiri Te Kanawa: Verdi & Puccini Arias.
    • CBS.
  • Lionel Richie

    Love Will Conquer All

    • Lionel Richie: Dancing On The Ceiling.
    • Motown.
  • Book Choice

    • The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde

  • Luxury Choice

    • Large bottle of sun tan oil and moisturiser


Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Joan Collins


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