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Reverend W Awdry

Roy Plomley's castaway is the creator of Thomas the Tank Engine Reverend W Awdry.

Favourite track: Baal, We Cry to Thee by Felix Mendelssohn
Book: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Luxury: Writing materials

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30 minutes

Last on

Mon 19 Oct 1964 13:40

Music Played

  • Train Sound Effects

    West Highland Line near Tyndrum

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Felix Mendelssohn

      Baal, we cry to thee (from Elijah)

      Performer: Huddersfield Choral Society. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent.
  • Mabel Constanduros & Michael Hogan

    The Bugginses Prepare for a Party

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring from Cantata BWV 147

  • Arthur Sullivan

    When I was a lad (from HMS Pinafore)

    Librettist: William Gilbert.
  • Train Sound Effects

    Trains in the hills

  • Johnny Morris

    Edward and Gordon

    Author: W Awdry.
  • Unknown

    The Old Lady Drives to Dolgoch (recorded on the Talyllyn Railway)

  • Book Choice

    • Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe

  • Luxury Choice

    • Writing materials

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Reverend W Awdry

Broadcast

  • Mon 19 Oct 1964 13:40

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