Desert Island Discs Revisited

Kirsty Young presents gems from the Desert Island Discs Library.

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Anna Del Conte20111002 (BBC7)
20111003 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of Italian cookery writer Anna Del Conte.

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of the Italian cookery writer in the third of a series featuring chefs and cooks.

Anthony Gormley20121104 (BBC7)
20121105 (BBC7)

From The Beatles to Bowie - sculptor Antony Gormley's castaway choices, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From May 1998.

From The Beatles to Bowie - sculptor Antony Gormley's castaway choices.

Dame Kelly Holmes2012031120120729
20120730 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of Olympic gold medal winner Dame Kelly Holmes.

From January 2006.

Dame Pd James20111016 (BBC7)
20111017 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the crime writer PD James.

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of the author of Cover Her Face in the first of a series featuring crime writers.

Ewan Mcgregor20121028 (BBC7)
20121029 (BBC7)

From Chet Baker to Mozart - the castaway choices of actor Ewan McGregor, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From December 2001.

From Chet Baker to Mozart - the castaway choices of actor Ewan McGregor.

Grayson Perry20121111 (BBC7)
20121112 (BBC7)

From Busted to Philip Glass - artist Grayson Perry's castaway choices, in conversation with Kirsty Young. From February 2007.

From Busted to Philip Glass - artist Grayson Perry's castaway choices.

Ian Rankin20111106 (BBC7)
20111107 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the creator of Inspector Rebus, Ian Rankin.

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of the creator of Inspector Rebus, in the last of a series featuring crime writers.

Imelda Staunton20121021 (BBC7)
20121022 (BBC7)

Handel and Elvis - the castaway choices of versatile actress Imelda Staunton, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From May 2005.

Handel and Elvis - the castaway choices of versatile actress Imelda Staunton.

Jon Snow20111127 (BBC7)
20111128 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the picks of the Channel 4 News anchor in the series on journalists.

: Kirsty Young explores the choices of the Channel 4 News anchor in the third of a series featuring journalists.

Judi Dench20121007 (BBC7)
20121008 (BBC7)

Sue Lawley learns the castaway choices of versatile actress Dame Judi Dench, including 'Lady in Red'. From April 1998.

Sue Lawley learns the castaway choices of versatile actress Dame Judi Dench.

Martin Bell20111204 (BBC7)
20111205 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the former war reporter and MP.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the former war reporter and MP in the fourth of a series featuring journalists.

Michael Johnson20120325 (BBC7)
20120812 (BBC7)
20120813 (BBC7)

Olympic sprinter Michael Johnson joins Kirsty Young to make his castaway choices.

Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter Michael Johnson joins Kirsty Young to make his castaway choices. From October 2011.

Minette Walters20111030 (BBC7)
20111031 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the author of The Ice House.

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of the author of The Ice House in the third of a series featuring crime writers.

Princess Margaret20120603 (BBC7)
20120604 (BBC7)

The castaway choices of the Queen's younger sister who died in 2002. In conversation with Roy Plomley. From January 1981.

The castaway choices of the Queen's younger sister who died in 2002.

Another gem from the Desert Island Discs vaults.

In conversation with Roy Plomley.

From January 1981.

Princess Michael Of Kent20120617 (BBC7)
20120618 (BBC7)

Castaway choices of the royal family member who tells Roy Plomley of her love of music and interior design. From January 1984.

tells Roy Plomley of her love of music and interior design.

Robert Fisk20111218 (BBC7)
20111219 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the foreign correspondent in the last of the series.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the foreign correspondent in the last of a series featuring some of the UK's foremost journalists.

Sir Ian Mckellen20121014 (BBC7)
20121015 (BBC7)

Beethoven and Abba - the castaway choices of actor Sir Ian McKellen.

Beethoven and Abba - the castaway choices of actor Sir Ian McKellen, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From February 2003.

Tanni Grey Thompson20120401 (BBC7)
20120402 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of Paralympian gold medal winner Tanni Grey Thompson.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the Paralympian in the last of a series featuring Olympic gold medal winners.

The Duchess Of Kent20120610 (BBC7)
20120611 (BBC7)

The castaway choices of the Queen's cousin.

The castaway choices of the Queen's cousin, who tells Sue Lawley about her lifelong devotion to music. From December 1989.

Viscount Linley20120624 (BBC7)
20120625 (BBC7)

Castaway choices of the Queen's nephew who tells Sue Lawley about bespoke furniture and modern craftsmanship. From January 2002.

The Queen's nephew tells Sue Lawley about bespoke furniture and modern craftsmanship.

SPECIALSir Harry Secombe2011091120110912

A special edition celebrating Sir Harry Secombe's 90th birthday.

A chance to hear a special edition of Desert Island Discs Revisited celebrating the late comedian's 90th birthday.

ACTORS01Colin Firth2011050820110509
20110511 (BBC7)
20110512 (BBC7)
20120923 (BBC7)
20120924 (BBC7)

In the first in our series of actors, we revisit the choices of BAFTA and Academy Award winning actor Colin Firth.

Kirsty Young presents gems from the Desert Island Discs archive. In the first in our series of actors, we revisit the choices of BAFTA and Academy Award winning actor Colin Firth.

We revisit the choices of BAFTA and Academy Award winning actor Colin Firth.

ACTORS02June Spencer2011051520110516
20110518 (BBC7)
20110519 (BBC7)

In the second programme featuring the castaway choices of actors, we hear from June Spencer - 'Peggy' in The Archers.

ACTORS03Bill Nighy2011052220110523
20110525 (BBC7)
20110526 (BBC7)
20120930 (BBC7)
20121001 (BBC7)

In the third of our series featuring the castaway choices of actors, we hear from Bill Nighy.

Kirsty Young introduces the castaway choices of versatile actor Bill Nighy, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From March 2004.

Kirsty Young introduces the castaway choices of versatile actor Bill Nighy with Sue Lawley

ACTORS04Miriam Margolyes2011052920110530
20110601 (BBC7)
20110602 (BBC7)

In the fourth of our series featuring the castaway choices of actors, we hear from Miriam Margolyes.

ACTORS05Joss Ackland2011060520110606
20110608 (BBC7)
20110609 (BBC7)

In the fifth of our series featuring the castaway choices of actors, we hear from Joss Ackland from 2001.

CHILDRENS AUTHORS01J K Rowling2011040320110404
20110406 (BBC7)
20110407 (BBC7)

First up is the creator of Harry Potter.

Kirsty Young presents some gems from the Desert Island Discs Library.

The first in the series is the creator of Harry Potter, who was interviewed by Sue Lawley in 2000.

CHILDRENS AUTHORS02Anthony Horowitz2011041020110411
20110413 (BBC7)
20110414 (BBC7)

Anthony Horowitz was cast away in 2007.

Featuring Anthony Horowitz, creator of the teenage spy Alex Rider.

CHILDRENS AUTHORS03Jacqueline Wilson2011041720110418
20110420 (BBC7)
20110421 (BBC7)

Our third guest is the author of Tracy Beaker, who was interviewed by Sue Lawley in 2005.

CHILDRENS AUTHORS04Julia Donaldson2011042420110425
20110427 (BBC7)
20110428 (BBC7)

In the fourth in our series, we hear from the creator of 'The Gruffalo', who was castaway in 2009.

CHILDRENS AUTHORS05Michael Morpurgo2011050120110502
20110504 (BBC7)
20110505 (BBC7)

The fifth in our series of children's authors is 'War Horse' creator Michael Morpurgo.

With Kirsty Young.

The fifth in our series of children's authors.

The creator of 'War Horse' was interviewed by Sue Lawley in 2004.

COMEDIANS01George Michael2011071020110711

Kirsty Young presents gems from the Desert Island Discs archive.

In this series we hear the castaway choices of singer-songwriters, beginning with George Michael.

In this series we hear the choices of singer-songwriters, beginning with George Michael.

COMEDIANS01Victoria Wood2011061220110613
20110615 (BBC7)
20110616 (BBC7)
20120701 (BBC7)
20120702 (BBC7)

In this series we hear the castaway choices of comedians, beginning with actress, singer and stand-up Victoria Wood.

Featuring actress, singer and stand-up Victoria Wood.

The castaway choices of actress, singer and stand-up Victoria Wood.

The castaway choices of actress, singer and stand-up Victoria Wood, in conversation with Kirsty Young. From December 2007.

COMEDIANS02Bob Monkhouse2011061920110620
20110622 (BBC7)
20110623 (BBC7)
20120708 (BBC7)
20120709 (BBC7)

Featuring the choices of the late Bob Monkhouse.

Kirsty Young presents highlights from the Desert Island Discs archive.

This second programme in our series of comedians revisits the choices of the late Bob Monkhouse.

Kirsty Young introduces the castaway choices of comedian Bob Monkhouse.

Kirsty Young introduces the castaway choices of comedian Bob Monkhouse, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From December 2007.

COMEDIANS02Emmylou Harris2011071720110718

Kirsty Young presents gems from the Desert Island Discs archive.

This time it's the castaway choices of singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris.

COMEDIANS03Jo Brand2011062620110627
20110627 (BBC7)
20110629 (BBC7)
20110630 (BBC7)
20120715 (BBC7)
20120716 (BBC7)

In the third in our series of comedians, we revisit the choices of stand-up Jo Brand.

Kirsty Young presents highlights from the Desert Island Discs archive.

Kirsty Young revisits the castaway choices of stand-up comedian Jo Brand. From March 2007.

Kirsty Young presents highlights from the Desert Island Discs archive. Revisit the castaway choices of stand-up comedian Jo Brand. From March 2007.

COMEDIANS04 LASTDavid Walliams2011070320110704
20110704 (BBC7)
20120722 (BBC7)
20120723 (BBC7)

In the last in our series of comedians, we revisit the choices of David Walliams.

Kirsty Young presents highlights from the Desert Island Discs archive.

The castaway choices of the Little Britain star, in conversation with Kirsty Young. From March 2007.

The castaway choices of the Little Britain star, in conversation with Kirsty Young.

COOKS01Nigella Lawson2011091820110919

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of the cookery writer and TV chef in the first of a series featuring chefs and cooks.

The choices of the cookery writer and TV chef Nigella Lawson.

COOKS02Heston Blumenthal2011092520110926

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of chef and restaurateur Heston Blumenthal in the second of a series featuring chefs and cooks.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of chef and restaurateur Heston Blumenthal.

COOKS04 LASTJamie Oliver2011100920111010

Kirsty Young explores the choices of cookery writer and TV chef Jamie Oliver.

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of the cookery writer and TV chef in the last of a series featuring chefs and cooks.

CRIME WRITERS02James Ellroy2011102320111024

Kirsty Young explores the choices of noir fiction author James Ellroy.

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of the author of noir fiction in the second of a series featuring crime writers.

DIVAS01Debbie Harry2012010820120109

Desert Island Discs Revisited with Kirsty Young explores the choices of the lead singer of Blondie in the first of a series featuring divas.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of Debbie Harry in the first of a series featuring divas.

DIVAS02Lesley Garrett2012011520120116 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the opera singer in the second of a new series on divas.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the opera singer in the second of a series on divas.

DIVAS03Annie Lennox2012012220120123 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the singer-songwriter in the third of a series featuring divas.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the singer-songwriter in the series featuring divas.

JOURNALISTS01Andrew Neil2011111320111114

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the broadcaster and former newspaper editor.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the broadcaster and former newspaper editor, in the first of a series featuring journalists.

JOURNALISTS02Dame Ann Leslie2011112020111121 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the foreign correspondent.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the foreign correspondent in the second of a series featuring journalists.

JOURNALISTS05Janet Street-porter2011121120111212

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the writer and broadcaster.

OLYMPIANS02Lord Coe20120318 (BBC7)
20120319 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of Lord Coe in the second of a series on Olympians.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the Chairman of the 2012 London Olympics in the second of a series featuring Olympians.

PLAYWRIGHTS01Sir Arnold Wesker20120212 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the dramatist in the first of a series featuring playwrights.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the dramatist in the first of a series on playwrights

PLAYWRIGHTS02Lucy Gannon20120212 (BBC7)
20120213 (BBC7)
20120219 (BBC7)
20120220 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the picks of the stage and screen writer in a series on playwrights.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the stage and screen writer in the second of a series on playwrights.

PLAYWRIGHTS03Kwame Kwei-armah20120226 (BBC7)
20120227 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the actor and dramatist in a series on playwrights.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the actor and dramatist in the third of a series featuring playwrights.

PLAYWRIGHTS04 LASTAnthony Minghella20120304 (BBC7)
20120305 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the writer and director in the series on playwrights.

Kirsty Young explores the choices of the late writer and film director in the last of a series featuring playwrights.

SINGER SONGWRITERS03Christy Moore2011072420110725

Kirsty Young presents gems from the Desert Island Discs archive.

In the third in our series of singer-songwriters, we hear the choices Christy Moore, who was interviewed in 2007.

SINGER SONGWRITERS04 LASTBarry Manilow2011073120110801
20110801 (BBC7)

Kirsty Young presents gems from the Desert Island Discs archive.

In the last of our series of singer-songwriters, we hear the castaway choices of Barry Manilow.

The castaway choices of Barry Manilow.

Kirsty Young presents gems from the Desert Island Discs archive. In the last of our series of singer-songwriters, we hear the castaway choices of Barry Manilow.

TURNER PRIZE WINNERSHoward Hodgkin2012112520121126

From Coward to Stravinsky - artist Sir Howard Hodgkin's castaway choices, in conversation with Sue Lawley. From November 1994

TURNER PRIZE WINNERSRachel Whiteread2012111820121119

From PJ Harvey to Lionel Bart - artist Rachel Whiteread's castaway choices, in conversation with Sue Lawley.

From February 2006.

From PJ Harvey to Lionel Bart - artist Rachel Whiteread's castaway choices.