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Rowan Atkinson

Sue Lawley's castaway is actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson.

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the comedy actor Rowan Atkinson who features in the Blackadder saga. An episode of the series was the BBC's entry for this year's Golden Rose of Montreux Television Festival.

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

Favourite track: Lady Writer by Dire Straits
Book: Uncle Fred in Springtime by P G Wodehouse
Luxury: Car (to clean)

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 20 May 1988 09:05

Music Played

  • Led Zeppelin

    Stairway To Heaven

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Gregorio Allegri

      Miserere

      Performer: Roy Goodman. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Sir David Willcocks.
      • The World of King’s.
      • Decca.
  • The Beatles

    Let It Be

    • Let It Be.
    • Apple.
  • Paul Simon

    Still Crazy After All These Years

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Miss Otis Regrets

  • Nocturne In C Sharp Minor

  • Simply Red

    Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

  • Dire Straits

    Lady Writer

  • Book Choice

    • Uncle Fred in Springtime - P G Wodehouse

  • Luxury Choice

    • Car (to clean)

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sue Lawley
Interviewed Guest Rowan Atkinson

Broadcasts

  • Sun 15 May 1988 12:15
  • Fri 20 May 1988 09:05

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