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Lindsay Anderson

Roy Plomley's castaway is director Lindsay Anderson.

Favourite track: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 In B Flat Major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Book: Les Thibault by Roger Martin Du Gard
Luxury: Mixed flower seeds and a watering can

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 9 May 1980 09:05

Music Played

  • The Military Band & Pipes & Drums of the Gordon Highlanders

    Scotland The Brave

  • Baccholian Singers of London

    Bushes and Briars

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade for Strings in C major

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Kingsway Marching Band and Chorus

    She Wore A Yellow Ribbon

  • Alan Price

    Poor People

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 In B Flat Major

      Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Adrian Boult

  • Leeds Parish Church Choir

    The Day Thou Gavest

  • Bertolt Brecht

    Die Ballade Von Der Unzulanglichkeit

  • Book Choice

    • Les Thibault - Roger Martin Du Gard

  • Luxury Choice

    • Mixed flower seeds and a watering can

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Lindsay Anderson

Broadcasts

  • Sat 3 May 1980 18:15
  • Fri 9 May 1980 09:05

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