Sue Lawley's castaway is comedian and writer Stephen Fry.
The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is a man who prefers to shun any sort of label, but has already attracted quite a number of them - writer, actor, raconteur, wit - but it is as a so-called 'alternative comedian' that Stephen Fry has been most remarkable, and he'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his somewhat chequered past and his highly successful present.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: The Magic Fire Music (Die Walkure) by Richard Wagner
Book: The Jeeves Omnibus by P G Wodehouse
Luxury: Suicide pill