Desert Island Discs

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  • A woman listening to music
    Life

    Desert Island Discs is asking listeners to share their lockdown music picks for a special episode

  • Best Desert Island Discs
    Life

    This classic Desert Island Discs episode is like a huge hug right now

  • Melanie C at the Brit awards 2020
    People

    Melanie C’s story about meeting her half-sister is another wake-up call for the tabloids

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Life

13 soothing podcasts to help you nod off in no time

From ancient myths and legends to modern Hollywood mysteries...

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Moya Crockett
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Lauren Laverne
People

Lauren Laverne has the perfect response for those Desert Island Discs comments

She took over from Kirsty Young earlier this year.

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Hollie Richardson
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People

A love letter to Kirsty Young, the unforgettable voice of Desert Island Discs

The radio host has permanently stepped down from her role on Desert Island Discs – and the show just won’t be the same without her.

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Moya Crockett
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People

Billie Jean King on double standards: “Girls are brought up to be perfect”

“My mother was always worried about me being a lady at all times...but what does that mean?"

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Emily Reynolds
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Amy Swales
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Sue Perkins on the moment she fell in friend-love with Mel Giedroyc

The Bake Off star has a beautiful point to make about platonic friendships

People

Marian Keyes speaks frankly about experiencing depression

“It's an illness”

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Anna Pollitt
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People

David Beckham: how Victoria and I survived “tough times” in marriage

Here’s how Posh ‘n’ Becks handled the ‘tough times’ together

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

David Beckham confirmed for special Desert Island Discs episode

Time to find out what it’s like to be stuck on a desert island with David Beckham

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain on racist abuse

“It’s become a part of my life now”

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Kayleigh Dray
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