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Julie Walters

Roy Plomley's castaway is singer Julie Walters.

Julie Walters had a variety of jobs, including nursing, before she took up acting. An early London appearance was the result of Funny Peculiar, transferring from the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool.

In conversation with Roy Plomley, she talks about her work with Victoria Wood, about her huge success in both the play and film of Educating Rita, and she chooses the eight records she would take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: I Get Along Without You Very Well by Carly Simon
Book: The Magus by John Fowles
Luxury: Telephone

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40 minutes

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Fri 8 Feb 1985 09:05

Music Played

  • The Weather Girls

    It's Raining Men

    • Success.
  • Harlem Shuffle

  • Bruce Springsteen

    New York City Serenade

  • J.J. Cale

    After Midnight

    • Naturally JJ Cale.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Not A Day Goes By

    Soloist: Carly Simon, Warren Bernhardt

    • Merrily We Roll Along.
  • Ann Peebles

    I Can't Stand The Rain

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Carly Simon

      I Get Along Without You Very Well

  • Billie Holiday

    T'ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do

    Artist: Buster Harding's Orchestra

  • Book Choice

    • The Magus - John Fowles

  • Luxury Choice

    • Telephone

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Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Julie Walters

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