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Desert Island Discs
Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 14,060 ratings
Not what it was
Lauren Laverne is an incredibly talented broadcaster and communicator but I agree with other reviewers that she is not the right person for this programme. The interviews tend to feel hasty and like the castaway is being rushed on to their next piece of music. It lacks spaciousness now and feels...Read full review »
fussgangerzone via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/08/20
Missing Kirsty
Listened to DID almost every night before I went to sleep. Often repeated podcasts. Can’t listen anymore. I’m sure LL is a lovely person but her interviewing style is wooden and feels scripted and uninterested in the guests. Still listen occasionally hoping to recapture the former magic but...Read full review »
DyingforDID via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/07/20
Great show but wrong host
Nothing whatsoever against LL as I really like her but this is not a good fit for her. Can you imagine LL getting the emotional outpouring from Johnny Vegas when he spoke (arguably the greatest DID) of asking his Father for the money for an ice cream or eating the family pet which was hilarious...Read full review »
Monkton 44 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/07/20
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