Roy Plomley's castaway is writer and filmmaker John Paddy Carstairs.
Favourite track: Swan Lake (Act 2) by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Book: Thesaurus by Roget
Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Joan Sutherland.
Favourite track: Mira, O Norma by Vincenzo Bellini
Book: Memoirs of Jenny Lind by Otto Goldschmidt
Roy Plomley's castaway is comedian Benny Hill.
Favourite track: Le Gamin de Paris by Yves Montand
Book: Collection of language courses
Luxury: Film camera
Alfred Hitchcock (1959)
Roy Plomley's castaway on Desert Island Discs is film director Alfred Hitchcock.
Favourite track: Siegfried's Horn Call by Richard Wagner
Book: Household Management by Mrs Beeton
Luxury: Continental railway timetable
This is the only extract the BBC has of this episode of Desert Island Discs.
Roy Plomley's castaway is jazz musician Dave Brubeck.