Jean Plaidy

Roy Plomley's castaway is historian Jean Plaidy.

Favourite track: Symphony No. 5 In A Minor by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: Dictionary of National Biography
Luxury: Typewriter, paper and a hostess gown

Available now

10 minutes

Last on

Mon 26 Jun 1972 12:25

Music Played

Add music you love and enjoy it with My Tracks

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Jean Plaidy

Broadcasts

Featured in...

The Desert Island Discs podcast

Subscribe or download individual episodes.

Listen to over 2,000 programmes

Articles

Read the surprising things we've learned about some stand-out castaways.

The 75th anniversary of Desert Island Discs

Featuring David Beckham, the funniest and most moving moments, animations and quizzes.

The Lark Ascending – The People’s Desert Island Disc

Why does Vaughan Williams’s masterpiece appeal to so many castaways?

Podcast