Sir Alec Guinness

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Sir Alec Guinness.

Favourite track: Sonata No. 32 in C Minor (Opus 111) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: The Oxford Book of English Verse by Arthur Quiller-Couch
Luxury: Leather wallet containing photos of family & dog

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40 minutes

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Tue 27 Dec 1977 12:25

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestSir Alec Guinness

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