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Eric Newby

Roy Plomley's castaway is writer Eric Newby.

Favourite track: The Flies Crawled Up The Window by Jack Hulbert
Book: Dictionary of National Biography
Luxury: Whisky

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 25 Jun 1982 09:05

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major 'Emperor'

    Performer: Artur Schnabel. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent.
  • Shirley Ross & Bob Hope

    Thanks for the Memory

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 6 in B minor 'Pathétique'

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565

    Performer: Helmut Walcha.
  • The Beatles

    When I'm Sixty-Four

  • Jack Hulbert

    The Flies Crawled Up The Window

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Porgi, amor (from The Marriage of Figaro)

  • CASTAWAY'S FAVOURITE

    • Scott Joplin

      Solace

      Performer: Joshua Rifkin.
  • Book Choice

    • Dictionary of National Biography

  • Luxury Choice

    • Whisky

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Eric Newby

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