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Sue Lawley's castaway is model Twiggy.

Sue Lawley's castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is someone who's face graced the covers of fashion magazines the world over more than 20 years ago when she was still a teenager.

The name 'Twiggy' was synonymous with *the* look of the 1960s - waif-like and doe-eyed. Today, she has matured into a successful actress, singer and dancer, and she'll be talking about those early, heady days, and how she managed to survive the media hype that surrounded her wherever she went.

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

Favourite track: Yesterday by The Beatles
Book: Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Luxury: Cold cream

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40 minutes

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Fri 13 Jan 1989 09:05

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  • Charles Penrose

    The Laughing Policeman

    • Comic Cuts.
    • Old Bean.
  • Castaway's Favourite

    • The Beatles


      • A Collection Of Beatles Oldies.
      • Fame.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Adagio in G Minor for Organ & Strings

    • Works By Albinoni.
    • Philips.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Mira, O Norma (from Norma)

    • Norma.
    • Decca.
  • Ruth Etting

    Ten Cents A Dance

    • Ruth Etting.
    • Living Era.
  • Adagio

  • Les Misérables

    On My Own

    • Les Miserables.
    • First Night.
  • The Fureys & Davey Arthur

    I Will Love You Every Time

    • The Fureys & Davey Arthur, The Very Best Of.
    • Ritz.
  • Book Choice

    • Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy

  • Luxury Choice

    • Cold cream


Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Twiggy


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