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Roy Hattersley

Michael Parkinson's castaway is politician Roy Hattersley.

The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, talks to Michael Parkinson about his upbringing in Yorkshire, his parliamentary career and his sporting enthusiasms. He 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: Jerusalem by Parry/Blake
Book: Shakespearean Tragedy by A C Bradley
Luxury: Boy writer's set

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40 minutes

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Fri 31 Jan 1986 09:05

Music Played

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

    • Symphony No 5.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Anyone Can Whistle

  • Graham Peel

    In summertime on Bredon

    Singer: Sir Thomas Allen. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
  • Mercer & George Cory

    Blame it on my Youth

    • Midnight at Mabel Mercer's.
  • Shirley Ross

    It Never Entered My Mind

    • Rodgers & Hart.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sea Pictures - Where corals lie

  • W. H. Auden

    In Praise of Limestone

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Hubert Parry

      Jerusalem

  • Book Choice

    • Shakespearean Tragedy - A C Bradley

  • Luxury Choice

    • Boy writer's set

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Michael Parkinson
Interviewed Guest Roy Hattersley

Broadcasts

  • Sun 26 Jan 1986 12:15
  • Fri 31 Jan 1986 09:05

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