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John Osborne

Roy Plomley's castaway is playwright John Osborne.

Favourite track: The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Book: Holy Living and Holy Dying by Jeremy Taylor
Luxury: Piano and an instruction book

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 Mar 1982 09:05

Music Played

  • Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers

    Doctor Jazz Stomp

  • Bunk Johnson and Company

    The Entertainer

  • Paul Robeson

    Just A-Wearyin' For You

  • George Frideric Handel

    But Oh! what art can teach (from Ode for St Cecilia's Day)

    Soloist: Theresa Stich-Randall Orchestra: London Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Anthony Bernard

  • James Cagney

    Yankee Doodle Boy

  • Edward Elgar

    Cello Concerto in E Minor

    Soloist: Pablo Casals Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Finch'han dal vino (from Don Giovanni)

    Soloist: Eberhard Wachter Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Ralph Vaughan Williams

      The Lark Ascending

      Soloist: Hugh Bean Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Book Choice

    • Holy Living and Holy Dying - Jeremy Taylor

  • Luxury Choice

    • Piano and an instruction book

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest John Osborne

Broadcasts

  • Sat 27 Feb 1982 18:15
  • Fri 5 Mar 1982 09:05

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