Desert Island Discs

by BBC · · · · 156 subscribers

Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.

Richard Wilson, actor and director, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
Yo-Yo Ma, musician June 13, 2021
Yo-Yo Ma, musician, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne
Heather Hallett, former judge and crossbench peer, shares the soundtrack of her life.
Amanda Khozi Mukwashi, Christian Aid CEO, shares her soundtrack with Lauren Laverne.
Alexei Sayle, comedian May 23, 2021
Alexei Sayle, comedian and writer, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
Brian Greene May 16, 2021
Brian Greene, physicist and writer, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
Billie Piper, actor May 9, 2021
Billie Piper, actor, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Sue Lawley talks to Archbishop Desmond Tutu in a programme first broadcast in 1994.
Lauren Laverne talks to the actress Helen McCrory, in a programme first broadcast in 2020.
Sue Lawley interviews the actor Kathleen Turner in a programme first broadcast in 2000.
Lauren Laverne talks to the screenwriter Russell T Davies. (First broadcast in 2019)
Kirsty Young talks to motor racing commentator Murray Walker. First broadcast in 2014.
Professor Sir Simon Wessely, psychiatrist, shares his soundtrack with Lauren Laverne.
Maggie O'Farrell, writer March 21, 2021
Maggie O'Farrell, writer, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Dame Louise Casey, crossbench peer, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Mark Strong, actor March 7, 2021
Mark Strong, actor, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
Claire Horton, charity worker, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Sophia Loren Feb. 21, 2021
Sophia Loren shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Malala Yousafzai, activist, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
George McGavin, entomologist, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.