Desert Island Discs – From Brahms to Kylie

Pen’s interview, disc selection and luxury item (2004) is now available on BBC iPlayer.This month the BBC made the entire series of interviews undertaken by Desert Island Discs since 1942 available for the first time online. Pen’s selection ranges from Brahms’ Piano Concerto No 2 in B Flat Major to the soundtrack of the 1960’s TV Robinson Crusoe series to Primal Scream’s Loaded. And his ‘luxury item’? A 6-inch iron nail! Hear more by clicking here.

Pen frequently advises to sing Kylie Minogue songs to deter polar bears.