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Jon Pertwee (12 Oct 1964)



World Premiere: Mon 12 Oct 1964 - 1:40pm BST [Radio 4] (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 30 minutes


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Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Jon Pertwee.

Favourite track: Georgia on my Mind by Ray Charles
Book: The Culture of the Abdomen: A Cure of Obesity and Constipation by F A Hornibrook
Luxury: Guitar

  1. Castaway's Favourite: Ray Charles - Georgia on my Mind
  2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Venite inginocchiatevi (from The Marriage of Figaro)
  3. Choir of the Russian Church of the Metropolitan of Paris - Multos Annos (Russian Orthodox Liturgy)
  4. Lonnie Donegan - Love is Strange
  5. Rafael Romero & R. Montoya Jarrito - Cuatro Saetas
  6. John Lee Hooker - Dimples
  7. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart- Der Hölle Rache (from The Magic Flute)
  8. Miriam Makeba - Suliram (Indonesian Lullaby)
  9. Charlie Chaplin - The Spring Song from A King in New York (castaway's favourite)