Michael Parkinson's castaway is cricketer Phil Edmonds.
Phil Edmonds, the cricketer, "has the reputation for being awkward and arrogant, mainly because he is awkward and arrogant", wrote his wife. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he talks about his childhood in Zambia, public school in England, Cambridge University, playing cricket for Middlesex and the controversies that abound in his career.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
Favourite track: Suite No 3 in D - Air On A G String by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Book on flora & fauna on the island
Luxury: Royal Jamaica cigars