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Desert Island Discs with Kirsty Young
Kirsty Young asks castaways to choose eight records, a book and a luxury to take with them to the mythical desert island. Sundays at 11.15 repeated Friday at 0900.
Podcast, English, Tadworth, UK Genres: Entertainment, Life and Life Stories, Personal Journals, Youth, Society

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Episodes

DID: Sir Andre Geim
Sir Andre Geim, Nobel Prize-winning physicist, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 30-Mar-14 11:00 UTC
DID: Dame Claire Bertschinger
Dame Claire Bertschinger, nurse & humanitarian, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 23-Mar-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Murray Walker
Murray Walker, broadcaster, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 16-Mar-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Lord Richards of Herstmonceux
Lord Richards of Herstmonceux, former Chief of the Defence Staff, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 09-Mar-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Mairi Hedderwick
Mairi Hedderwick, author and illustrator, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 02-Mar-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Professor Hugh Montgomery
Kirsty Young's castaway this week is Professor Hugh Montgomery.
Sunday, 23-Feb-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean
Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean, Olympic ice skaters, are interviewed by Kirsty Young.
Sunday, 16-Feb-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Dame Elish Angiolini
Dame Elish Angiolini, former Lord Advocate of Scotland, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 09-Feb-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Bob Harris
Bob Harris, broadcaster, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 02-Feb-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Sir Ben Ainslie
Sir Ben Ainslie, Olympic sailor, talks to Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 26-Jan-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Rose Hudson-Wilkin
Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 19-Jan-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Nicola Benedetti
Nicola Benedetti, violinist, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 12-Jan-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Ray Mears
Ray Mears, woodsman, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 05-Jan-14 12:00 UTC
DID: Ant & Dec
Ant and Dec, TV presenters, are interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 29-Dec-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Miranda Hart
Miranda Hart, comedian, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 22-Dec-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Gillian Clarke
Gillian Clarke, poet, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 15-Dec-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Barbara Hulanicki
Barbara Hulanicki, designer, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 08-Dec-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Clare Balding
Clare Balding, broadcaster, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 01-Dec-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Ed Miliband
Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, joins Kirsty Young to choose his Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 24-Nov-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Malorie Blackman
Malorie Blackman, writer, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 17-Nov-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Alfred Brendel
Alfred Brendel, pianist, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Friday, 15-Nov-13 09:45 UTC
DID: Ken Robinson
Sir Ken Robinson, educationalist, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 03-Nov-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Tanya Byron
Professor Tanya Byron, clinical psychologist and TV presenter, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 27-Oct-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Jeremy Hutchinson
Jeremy Hutchinson, former barrister and member of the House of Lords, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 20-Oct-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Chris Packham
Chris Packham, naturalist, TV presenter and author, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 13-Oct-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Carolyn McCall
Carolyn McCall, businesswoman and CEO of easyJet, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 06-Oct-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Lee Mack
Kirsty Young interviews the comedian Lee Mack
Sunday, 29-Sep-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Zadie Smith
Zadie Smith, novelist and critic, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 22-Sep-13 11:00 UTC
DID Archive: Colin Montgomerie
While Desert Island Discs is off air over the summer, we are sharing some of the gems from the Desert Island Discs archive. This week is golfer Colin Montgomerie, interviewed by Sue Lawley in 2000.
Sunday, 15-Sep-13 11:33 UTC
DID Archive: Lauren Bacall
While Desert Island Discs is off air over the summer, we’re sharing some of the gems from the Desert Island Discs archive. This week is Hollywood film star Lauren Bacall, interviewed by Roy Plomley in 1979.
Sunday, 08-Sep-13 11:33 UTC
DID Archive: Jacqueline Du Pre
While Desert Island Discs is off air over the summer, we’re sharing some of the gems from the Desert Island Discs archive. This week is cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, interviewed by Roy Plomley in 1977.
Sunday, 01-Sep-13 11:33 UTC
DID Archive: Kenneth Williams
While Desert Island Discs is off air over the summer, we’re sharing some of the gems from the Desert Island Discs archive. This week is comic actor Kenneth Williams, interviewed by Michael Parkinson in 1987.
Sunday, 25-Aug-13 11:33 UTC
DID Archive: Henry Blofeld
While Desert Island Discs is off air over the summer, we’re sharing some of the gems from the Desert Island Discs archive. This week is cricket commentator Henry Blofeld, interviewed by Sue Lawley in 2003.
Sunday, 18-Aug-13 11:33 UTC
DID: Daniel Kahneman
Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Laureate, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 11-Aug-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Eve Stewart
Eve Stewart, production designer, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 04-Aug-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Mary Robinson
Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 28-Jul-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Russell Brand
Russell Brand, comedian & actor, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 21-Jul-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Val McDermid
The crime writer, Val McDermid, is interviewed by Kirsty Young.
Sunday, 14-Jul-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Jane Somerville
Jane Somerville, cardiologist, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 07-Jul-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Steven Pinker
Steven Pinker, cognitive psychologist and writer, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 30-Jun-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Hugh Laurie
Hugh Laurie, actor and musician, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 23-Jun-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Alexandra Shulman
Alexandra Shulman, editor of British Vogue, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 16-Jun-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Conrad Anker
Conrad Anker, mountaineer, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 09-Jun-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Sir Mervyn King
Kirsty Young's castaway is the out-going Governor of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King.
Sunday, 02-Jun-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Deborah Bull
Deborah Bull, former ballerina, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 26-May-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Alice Walker
Alice Walker, writer and author of The Color Purple, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 19-May-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Damien Hirst
Damien Hirst, the artist, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 12-May-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Sir Sydney Kentridge
Kirsty Young's castaway this week is Sir Sydney Kentridge QC.
Sunday, 31-Mar-13 11:00 UTC
DID: Jasvinder Sanghera
Jasvinder Sanghera, campaigner, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 24-Mar-13 12:00 UTC
DID: Julie Goodyear
Julie Goodyear, former Coronation Street actress, is interviewed by Kirsty Young for Desert Island Discs.
Sunday, 17-Mar-13 12:00 UTC
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