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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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4.5 stars from 11,677 ratings
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DID listener via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/15/19
Oh my gosh
To have discovered podcasting recently I’m so happy to hear “Desert Island Discs” again. Many childhood memories of the theme music and tales told. Thank you Shirley Melville, Perth, Western Australia
no nickname seems to fit via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 09/15/19
I love listening to the older editions. I’m quite new to podcasts. This edition was delightful. What a humble & inspiring woman. I don’t always like the music choices but hearing the persons life story, well you just couldn’t imagine what some people have experienced. It inspires me to revisit...Read full review »
Mrs F M via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 09/10/19
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