‘IT’S A SHOW ABOUT LOVE’: DESERT ISLAND DISCS CELEBRATES 80 YEARS ON AIR

A familiar theme tune is playing in my ears as I step out of my front door and start running. It is a cold, frosty day in Cambridge but as I make my way towards Midsummer Common and the River Cam, I am transported to a much warmer climate. A desert island, where I know I will find exactly eight tracks of music, the Bible, the complete works of Shakespeare and an incongruous luxury. I am, of cours...

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