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Michael Bogdanov

Michael Parkinson's castaway is director Michael Bogdanov.

Michael Bogdanov's colourful, and sometimes controversial, career has included running a pub, a prosecution for his interpretation of Howard Brenton's Romans in Britain, associate directorship of the National Theatre since 1980 and the founding, last year, of the English Shakespeare Company. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he talks about his views on the theatre and also chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Rocky Road To Dublin by The Dubliners
Book: Pocket Wine Book 1987 by Hugh Johnson
Luxury: 50-pound jar of Marmite

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40 minutes

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Fri 24 Apr 1987 09:05

Music Played

  • Louie Bellson

    Skin Deep

  • Buddy Holly

    Peggy Sue

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • The Dubliners

      Rocky Road To Dublin

  • Charlie Parker's Reboppers

    Miles Ahead

    Artist: John Lewis, Percy Heath

  • Seán Ó Riada

    Mise Eire - Rosin Dubh

  • Morriston Orpheus Choir


  • Kurt Weill

    Seerauber-Jenny (from The Threepenny Opera)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Requiem in D minor - Sanctus

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Choir and Orchestra Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

  • Book Choice

    • Pocket Wine Book 1987 - Hugh Johnson

  • Luxury Choice

    • 50-pound jar of Marmite


Role Contributor
Presenter Michael Parkinson
Interviewed Guest Michael Bogdanov


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