Island Discs is one of Radio 4's most popular and enduring
programmes. Created by Roy Plomley in 1942, the format is
simple: each week a guest is invited to choose the eight
records they would take with them to a desert island.
1970 and 1976, Desert Island Discs featured no less
than 5 of the main stars of Dad's Army on its programme.
Plomley interviewed Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive
Dunn, John Laurie and Arnold Ridley.
travel to those Desert Island's and discover the choices
made by Arnold
Ridley and John
We are still looking for information on programmes of Desert
Island Discs featuring Arthur Lowe and Clive Dunn respectively.
Can you help? If so, e-mail