Roy Plomley's castaway is explorer Robin Hanbury-Tenison.
Robin Hanbury-Tenison divides his time between farming in Cornwall and exploring the remote corners of the world. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he describes his travels in the Sahara, Indonesia, South America and leading the Royal Geographical Society's largest expedition ever to the tropical rainforests of Borneo.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Bachianas Brasileiras No 5 Aria by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Book: The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Luxury: Cask of claret
Don't Fence Me In
Artist: Louis Armstrong and his All Stars
- At The Crescendo Vol 1.
Bachianas brasileiras No. 5
Artist: André Kostelanetz and his Orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major
Soloist: Ilana Vered Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Uri Segal
- The Very Best Of.
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor
Soloist: Kyung-Wha Chung Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Rudolf Kempe
- Noel Coward at Las Vegas.
Every Breath You Take
Guillermo De La Roche
El Condor Pasa
Artist: Los Chalchakis
The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Cask of claret
|Interviewed Guest||Robin Hanbury-Tenison|
- Sat 24 Nov 1984 18:25
- Fri 30 Nov 1984 09:05