German-Speaking Emigrés
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DESERT ISLAND DISCS


Title of The Radio Programme DESERT ISLAND DISCS
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Year of The First Broadcast 1942
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 30
Genre Talk show
Broadcasting network BBC
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Producer(s) Roy Plomley
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Cast Roy Plomley (interviewer), Vic Oliver
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Special notes Broadcast on 29 January 1942, this was the first ever edition of the very popular, and still running, BBC radio interview show: each week a guest is invited onto the programme to select eight records they would take with them onto a desert island.




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