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HRH Princess Michael of Kent

Roy Plomley's castaway is HRH Princess Michael Of Kent.

Her Royal Highness Princess Michael of Kent was born in Czechoslovakia but she was educated mainly in Australia. She came to England specifically to study interior design and eventually set up her own design company. Her marriage to Prince Michael of Kent was in 1978. In conversation with Roy Plomley, she talks about her fascinating life and chooses the eight records that she would take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Violin Concerto No 3 in G by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: Histories by Herodotus
Luxury: Cat

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40 minutes

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Fri 3 Feb 1984 09:05

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cello Concerto in B Minor

    Soloist: Rostropovich Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Die Fledermaus

    Orchestra: Vienna Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Willi Boskovsky

  • Dylan Thomas

    Under Milk Wood

    Artist: Richard Burton

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 5 in C minor

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Carlos Kleiber

  • Franz Lehár

    Gold and Silver Waltz

    Orchestra: Johann Strauss Orchestra Of Vienna Conductor: Willi Boskovsky

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Tosca Act 3

    Soloist: Giuseppe Stefano Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan Conductor: Victor De Sabata

  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Georg Solti

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major

      Soloist: Anne-Sophie Mutter Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Book Choice

    • Histories - Herodotus

  • Luxury Choice

    • Cat

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Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest HRH Princess Michael of Kent

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