Desert Island Discs (1974)

In 1974, Alan Ayckbourn was a guest on the popular radio series Desert Island Discs. The series notably asks guests to name the music they would wish to be stranded on a desert island with along with a book and a luxury item.
The programme was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 2 November 1974 and these are Alan Ayckbourn's choices.

Music (1)
Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra (Benjamin Britten)

Music (2)
Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C minor (Johann Sebastian Bach)

Music (3)
Flamenco Sketches (Miles Davies)

Music (4)
Cinderella (Sergei Sergeyevich Prokoviev)

Music (5)
When Or Where - from Babes In Arms (Peggy Lee & Benny Goodman)

Music (6)
Welscher Tanz Wascha Mesa (Konrad Ragossnig & Ulsamer Collegium)

Music (7)
Eclipse (Pink Floyd)

Music (8)
Agnus Dei - from Messe de Requiem (Camilee Saint-Saëns)

Book
Act One (Moss Hart)

Luxury Item
Mellotron

All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.