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Desert Island Discs
Archive 2005-2010
Guests are invited to choose the eight records they would take to a desert island
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4.3 stars from 929 ratings
So good!!!!!
Like the last reviewer I am having to ration myself!!!! Kirsty is so good it is hard to find the best words to truly do her justice! Sadly highlights the difference with the new episodes 😩😩😩😩
lucybaird77 via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/12/21
What a joy!
Just listening to the archive. What a gorgeous contrast to the current offerings. Kirsty Young listens to her guests as well as asking intelligent and not generic questions. I’m now having to ration my listening as I’m nearly as the last ones.😭
Cinderhill Chrissy via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/22/21
From the archive - George Michael
This one is really special to me beings massive fan of George Michael since I was 13 years old. He was a fascinating and enormously talented man who didn’t take himself too seriously. Also, I loved his song choices. Rest in peace YOG 💖
Hellie12 via Apple Podcasts · Ireland · 01/12/21
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Kirsty Young's castaway is the singer Sandie Shaw. With her melodic, velvety voice, bare feet and Sassoon bob she was the epitome of everything that was swinging about the '60s. She was just 17 when she first topped the charts with Always Something There to Remind Me and went on to become...
Published 12/26/10
Kirsty Young's castaway is the Oscar-winning animator Nick Park. His most famous creations are Wallace and Gromit: Gromit the silent but wise dog; Wallace, his well meaning owner with notably less brain-power. They now hold the same place in the nation's heart at Christmas that Morcambe and Wise...
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