Desert Island Discs: Archive 1956-1960

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Guests are invited to choose the eight records they would take to a desert island.

DIDA: Percy Kahn Jan. 20, 2014

Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Percy Kahn.

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Roy Plomley's castaway is organist George Thalben-Ball....
60 DIDA60: Cliff Richard Dec. 10, 2013
Originally broadcast Mon 31 Oct 1960. Roy Plomley's castaway is pop singer Cliff Richard. Cliff talks about growing up in India and discovering that he had a talent for music; how it feels to leave his teenage years behind him and his intention...
DIDA: Liberace May 23, 1960
Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Liberace....
Liberace May 23, 1960
Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Liberace
Roy Plomley's castaway is organist George Thalben-Ball....
George Thalben-Ball Oct. 26, 1959
Roy Plomley's castaway is organist George Thalben-Ball
DIDA: Charles MacKerras Aug. 24, 1959
Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Charles MacKerras....
Charles Mackerras Aug. 24, 1959
Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Charles MacKerras
DIDA: Percy Kahn Sept. 8, 1958
Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Percy Kahn....
Percy Kahn Sept. 8, 1958
Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Percy Kahn
DIDA: Ben Lyon Feb. 17, 1958
Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Ben Lyon....
Ben Lyon Feb. 17, 1958
Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Ben Lyon
DIDA: Bransby Williams Nov. 4, 1957
Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Bransby Williams....
Bransby Williams Nov. 4, 1957
Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Bransby Williams
DIDA: Bebe Daniels April 2, 1956
Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Bebe Daniels....
Bebe Daniels April 2, 1956
Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Bebe Daniels
Roy Plomley's castaway is pop singer Cliff Richard
Roy Plomley's castaway is concert pianist Hephzibah Menuhin
Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Agnes Nicholls