Athene Seyler

Sue Lawley's castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is the actress Athene Seyler. She first appeared on the stage 80 years ago as Rosalind in As You Like It - a part she can still recite - and now, at 99, she looks back with pleasure on her many happy years as one of Britain's finest comic actresses.

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

Favourite track: Du Bist Wie Eine Blume by Robert Schumann
Book: The Disinherited by Gareth Jones
Luxury: Case of champagne

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Sun 19 Mar 1989 12:15

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PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestAthene Seyler

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