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Gale Pedrick

Roy Plomley's castaway is author and scriptwriter Gale Pedrick.

Favourite track: Flowers by Hermione Gingold
Book: Who's Who
Luxury: Writing materials

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9 minutes

Last on

Mon 15 Feb 1965 13:10

Music Played

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Fossils (from Carnival of the Animals)

  • Waltz in A flat major, Op. 34/1

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Hermione Gingold

      Flowers

  • Tito Gobbi & Gerald Moore

    A Vucchella

  • Wilfred Bramble & Harry H Corbett

    Steptoe and Son at Buckingham Palace

  • Jacques Offenbach

    Quand j'étais roi de Béotie (from Orpheus in the Underworld)

  • Sir Hamilton Harty

    An Irish Symphony

  • Arthur Sullivan

    A magnet hung in a hardware shop (from Patience)

    Librettist: William Gilbert.
  • Book Choice

    • Who's Who

  • Luxury Choice

    • Writing materials

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Gale Pedrick

Broadcast

  • Mon 15 Feb 1965 13:10

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