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.

Kirsty Young's castaway is actress Liz Smith, in a programme first broadcast in 2008.
Roy Plomley's castaway is Monty Python comedian Terry Jones. (First broadcast in 1983.)
Lauren Laverne's castaway is the poet Wendy Cope (first broadcast in 2019).
Kirsty Young's castaway is the lawyer Bryan Stevenson (first broadcast in 2015).
Your Desert Island Discs Aug. 11, 2020
Music chosen by listeners that has been special to them during the weeks of lockdown
Maria Balshaw, director of Tate, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Steve Backshall, explorer, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
Sharon Horgan, writer and actor, shares the soundtrack to her life with Lauren Laverne.
Annie Nightingale, DJ July 19, 2020
Annie Nightingale, DJ, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Sec Gen, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
Helen Fielding, author July 5, 2020
Helen Fielding, writer, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Helen McCrory, actress June 28, 2020
Helen McCrory, actress, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Mark Johnston, racehorse trainer, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
Joe Wicks, fitness coach, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
Martin Lewis, financial campaigner, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.
Music chosen by listeners that has been special to them during the weeks of lockdown
Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.
Charles Hazlewood, conductor, shares the soundtrack of his life. With Lauren Laverne.
Sinead Burke, disability rights activist and teacher, shares the soundtrack of her life.
Simon Armitage, Poet Laureate, shares the soundtrack of his life. With Lauren Laverne.