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Desert Island Discs
Desert Island Discs
BBC Radio 4

Eight tracks, a book and a luxury: what would you take to a desert island? Guests share the soundtrack of their lives.

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Professor Dame Lesley Regan, obstetrician and gynaecologist

Professor Dame Lesley Regan is the Government’s first Women’s Health Ambassador for England. She is one of the main... more

26 Nov 2023 · 37 minutes
Patrick Grant, designer and broadcaster

Patrick Grant is a designer, clothing entrepreneur and a judge on the BBC TV programme The Great British Sewing Bee.... more

19 Nov 2023 · 36 minutes
Dame Donna Langley, film studio executive

Dame Donna Langley is chairman and chief content officer for the NBC Universal Studio Group, the first British woman in... more

12 Nov 2023 · 36 minutes
Greg Jackson, entrepreneur

Greg Jackson is the founder and CEO of Octopus Energy. The company is the UK’s second largest domestic energy... more

05 Nov 2023 · 36 minutes
Katherine Ryan, comedian

Katherine Ryan is a Canadian comedian and writer. Her edgy and provocative routines have led to sell-out tours, comedy... more

29 Oct 2023 · 36 minutes
Lucinda Russell, horse trainer

Lucinda Russell is a Scottish racehorse trainer. Her stables in Kinross have sent out almost 900 winners, including two Grand... more

22 Oct 2023 · 35 minutes
Adrian Edmondson, actor, writer

Adrian Edmondson first shot to national fame in 1982, playing the studded punk Vyvyan in the TV sitcom The Young... more

14 Oct 2023 · 59 minutes
Shirley Collins, folk singer

Shirley Collins first enjoyed success as one of the leading figures in the British folk revival of the 1960s. She... more

02 Sep 2023 · 37 minutes
Toto Wolff, Formula 1 executive

Toto Wolff is CEO and Team Principal of the Mercedes Formula 1 motor racing team. He has led the team... more

27 Aug 2023 · 35 minutes
Simon Woolley, crossbench peer

Simon Woolley, Lord Woolley of Woodford, is principal of Homerton College at Cambridge University. He is the first black man... more

20 Aug 2023 · 35 minutes
Desert Island Discs
Professor Dame Lesley Regan, obstetrician and gynaecologist
Desert Island Discs