Published On: Tue, Feb 12th, 2019

Michael Parkinson fumes as Desert Island Discs named greatest radio show beating The Goons

SIR MICHAEL PARKINSON dismissed the news yesterday that Desert Island Discs had been named the greatest radio programme of all time, claiming “its reputation outgrew its purpose”. The veteran broadcaster, 83, who presented the BBC Radio 4 show for three years when creator Roy Plomley died in 1985, said the much-loved programme was nothing more than “a parlour game”.
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Michael Parkinson fumes as Desert Island Discs named greatest radio show beating The Goons