Desert Island Discs Archive: 1956-1960
By BBC Radio 4
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Castaways choose eight records, a book and a luxury to take with them to the mythical desert island. Full listings can be found on the Desert Island Discs website. Archive episodes are broadcast on Radio 4 Extra, Wednesdays 10.00 and Sundays 10.00.
||DIDA60: Cliff Richard||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...||12/10/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||DIDA: Liberace||Roy Plomley's castaway is pianist Liberace....||5/23/60||Free||View In iTunes|
||DIDA: George Thalben-Ball||Roy Plomley's castaway is organist George Thalben-Ball....||10/26/59||Free||View In iTunes|
||DIDA: Charles MacKerras||Roy Plomley's castaway is conductor Charles MacKerras....||8/24/59||Free||View In iTunes|
||DIDA: Percy Kahn||Roy Plomley's castaway is composer Percy Kahn....||9/8/58||Free||View In iTunes|
||DIDA: Ben Lyon||Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Ben Lyon....||2/17/58||Free||View In iTunes|
||DIDA: Bransby Williams||Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Bransby Williams....||11/4/57||Free||View In iTunes|
||DIDA: Bebe Daniels||Roy Plomley's castaway is actress Bebe Daniels....||4/2/56||Free||View In iTunes|