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Sir John Betjeman

Roy Plomley's castaway is Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman.

Favourite track: Ombra Mai Fù by George Frideric Handel
Book: The Golden Treasury by Francis Palgrave
Luxury: Champagne

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 14 Apr 1975 12:25

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor

    Soloist: Richard Adeney Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Raymond Leppard

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • George Frideric Handel

      Ombra mai fu (Largo) (from Xerxes)

      Soloist: Janet Baker Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Raymond Leppard

  • Harrow School Boys

    Ducker

  • William Shakespeare

    All the world's a stage (from As You Like It)

    Artist: John Gielgud

  • Max Miller

    Max At The Met

  • King's College Chapel Choir

    Magnificat In G

  • Douglas Byng

    Flora MacDonald

  • Book Choice

    • The Golden Treasury - Francis Palgrave

  • Luxury Choice

    • Champagne

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Sir John Betjeman

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