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Desert Island Discs
Archive 1991-1996
Guests are invited to choose the eight records they would take to a desert island
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 160 ratings
I grew up with Desert Island Discs on Sundays.....It is an Institution. Hearing what people would take on a desert island with them can be an extraordinary insight into what drives them & their memories. Also you might discover new things to listen to along the way. I can't wait to listen...Read full review »
Dr_Evil_Kraut via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/29/12
Long Live DID
Totally addictive. I have given up reading in bed at night and really look forward to listening to DID's I had forgeotten about. They are still as fresh and interesting as the first broadcast.. Something quintesentially EnglishRead full review »
DID Addict via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 06/21/12
Timeless quality program.
Gabblymc via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 03/17/12
Recent Episodes
Sue Lawley's guest on Desert Island Discs today is the writer Martin Amis. He describes his books as comedies, but, like London Fields and Other People, they are frequently dark and disturbing. He says that he has no choice as to the subjects of his books. "They come from nowhere and feel like a...
Published 12/29/96
The castaway on Desert Island Discs this week is Absolutely Fabulous! Jennifer Saunders began "doing funny things with props" in the early 1980s. With her stage partner Dawn French, she toured the clubs and comedy venues making people laugh with acts like The Menopause Sisters. As part of the...
Published 12/22/96
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