History Radio / DesertIslandDiscs

29th May '18 2:36:21 PM Q4
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The series has been running since 1942 and all the surviving episodes are available on the BBC website, making it a prime candidate for ArchiveBinge and/or [[ArchivePanic Panic]].
29th Apr '18 4:36:16 PM WatcherMark
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The "castaway" is also asked to select a book of their choice to take with them to the island, with Literature/TheBible (or a similar alternative such as The Talmud or The Quran) and the complete works of Creator/WilliamShakespeare already provided, as well as one luxury item which must be inanimate and not allow the castaway to either escape the island or receive communication from the outside (a piano and a bed being among the most requested).

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The "castaway" is also asked to select a book of their choice to take with them to the island, with Literature/TheBible (or a similar alternative such as The Talmud or The Quran) and the complete works of Creator/WilliamShakespeare already provided, as well as one luxury item which must be inanimate and not allow the castaway to either escape the island or receive communication from the outside (a piano and a bed being among the most requested).requested, often by guests who want to learn to play the instrument).
29th Apr '18 4:34:58 PM WatcherMark
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Extremely [[LongRunners long-running]] interview show broadcast on [[Creator/TheBBC BBC]] Radio 4. A notable person (often a writer, scientist or someone else who doesn't usually appear on TV or radio) is interviewed about their life and work, and asked to imagine that they are to be cast away on a desert island with a record player and eight records of their choice. Excerpts are played.

The "castaway" is also allowed Literature/TheBible (or a similar alternative such as The Talmud or The Quran), the complete works of Creator/WilliamShakespeare, and one more book of their choice. The book and a single chosen luxury (often "a comfy bed") are named at the end of the programme.

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Extremely [[LongRunners long-running]] interview show broadcast on [[Creator/TheBBC BBC]] Radio 4. A notable person (often a writer, scientist or someone else who doesn't usually appear on TV or radio) is interviewed about their life and work, and asked to imagine that they are to be cast away on a desert island with a record player and eight records songs of their choice. Excerpts are played.

The "castaway" is also allowed asked to select a book of their choice to take with them to the island, with Literature/TheBible (or a similar alternative such as The Talmud or The Quran), Quran) and the complete works of Creator/WilliamShakespeare, and Creator/WilliamShakespeare already provided, as well as one more book of their choice. The book and a single chosen luxury (often "a comfy bed") are named at item which must be inanimate and not allow the end of castaway to either escape the programme.island or receive communication from the outside (a piano and a bed being among the most requested).
27th Dec '14 2:18:56 PM TheUnsquished
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Extremely [[LongRunners long-running]] interview show broadcast on [[TheBBC BBC]] Radio 4. A notable person (often a writer, scientist or someone else who doesn't usually appear on TV or radio) is interviewed about their life and work, and asked to imagine that they are to be cast away on a desert island with a record player and eight records of their choice. Excerpts are played.

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Extremely [[LongRunners long-running]] interview show broadcast on [[TheBBC [[Creator/TheBBC BBC]] Radio 4. A notable person (often a writer, scientist or someone else who doesn't usually appear on TV or radio) is interviewed about their life and work, and asked to imagine that they are to be cast away on a desert island with a record player and eight records of their choice. Excerpts are played.
21st Jun '13 8:17:55 AM SuperTroper
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The "castaway" is also allowed Literature/TheBible, the complete works of Creator/WilliamShakespeare, and one more book of their choice. The book and a single chosen luxury (often "a comfy bed") are named at the end of the programme.

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The "castaway" is also allowed Literature/TheBible, Literature/TheBible (or a similar alternative such as The Talmud or The Quran), the complete works of Creator/WilliamShakespeare, and one more book of their choice. The book and a single chosen luxury (often "a comfy bed") are named at the end of the programme.
14th Aug '12 1:41:19 PM FELH2
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The "castaway" is also allowed Literature/TheBible, the complete works of WilliamShakespeare, and one more book of their choice. The book and a single chosen luxury (often "a comfy bed") are named at the end of the programme.

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The "castaway" is also allowed Literature/TheBible, the complete works of WilliamShakespeare, Creator/WilliamShakespeare, and one more book of their choice. The book and a single chosen luxury (often "a comfy bed") are named at the end of the programme.
10th Mar '12 1:21:36 AM Telcontar
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The "castaway" is also allowed TheBible, the complete works of WilliamShakespeare, and one more book of their choice. The book and a single chosen luxury (often "a comfy bed") are named at the end of the programme.

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The "castaway" is also allowed TheBible, Literature/TheBible, the complete works of WilliamShakespeare, and one more book of their choice. The book and a single chosen luxury (often "a comfy bed") are named at the end of the programme.
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