List of Desert Island Discs episodes (1961–70)

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The BBC Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs invites castaways to choose eight pieces of music, a book (in addition to the Bible - or a religious text appropriate to that person's beliefs - and the Complete Works of Shakespeare) and a luxury item that they would take to an imaginary desert island, where they will be marooned indefinitely. The rules state that the chosen luxury item must not be anything animate, nor anything that enables the castaway to escape from the island, for instance a radio set, sailing yacht or aeroplane. The choices of book and luxury can sometimes give insight into the guest's life, and the choices of guests between 1961 and 1970 are listed here.

1961[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More
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2 January 1961 Victor Gollancz The Year of Grace by Victor Gollancz Meerschaum pipe more
9 January 1961 Kenneth Horne Anthology of English verse Piece of crystal more
16 January 1961 Beverley Sisters Book of Soccer by Billy Wright, The Story of Mankind by Hendrik van Loon and The Science of Life by H G Wells Rolls Royce, water skis and piano more
23 January 1961 Ted Williams Horse and Hound Cigarettes more
30 January 1961 Cyril Mills Les Miserables by Victor Hugo Bed more
6 February 1961 Mary Ure The collected plays of John Osborne Painting by Rembrandt in the National Gallery more
13 February 1961 Antonio Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Crucifix and family photo album more
20 February 1961 Jimmy Edwards Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence Euphonium more
27 February 1961 June Bronhill The poems of Ogden Nash Suntan oil more
6 March 1961 James Mason Finnegans Wake by James Joyce Bagpipes more
13 March 1961 Carmen Dragon Book on astronomy Telescope more
20 March 1961 Michael Wilding Encyclopædia Britannica Golf clubs and balls more
27 March 1961 Kenneth McKellar Encyclopædia Britannica Tuning fork more
3 April 1961 Peter Scott The drawings of Leonardo da Vinci Underwater mask more
10 April 1961 Barbara Jefford History of the English Speaking Peoples by Winston Churchill Piano more
17 April 1961 Brian Reece Navigational manual Still more
24 April 1961 Adam Faith Brave New World by Aldous Huxley Cold cure, pack of cards and writing materials more
1 May 1961 Finlay Currie The Dictionary of National Biography 17th-century miniature by Peter Oliver more
8 May 1961 Ralph Reader Goodbye Mr Chips by James Hilton Typewriter and paper more
15 May 1961 Pietro Annigoni International timetable of ships and trains Drawing materials and pillow more
22 May 1961 Kenneth Williams The collected works of George Bernard Shaw Michelangelo's Apollo more
29 May 1961 Kingsley Amis The collected poetry of Robert Graves American whiskey more
5 June 1961 Julian Bream Collection of 16th and 17th-century English poetry Guitar, manuscript paper and pens more
12 June 1961 Richard Murdoch History of the world Golf clubs and balls more
19 June 1961 Dr W Grey Walter Everybody's handbook for survival on a desert island Computer more
26 June 1961 Ann Haydon The plays of Johann Wolfgang Goethe Insect repellent more
3 July 1961 Roy Hay Candide by Voltaire Asparagus seed more
10 July 1961 Anna Massey Book on mathematics Family photographs and tape recorder more
17 July 1961 Joe Davis Whitaker's Almanack Golf clubs and balls more
24 July 1961 Nelson Riddle The collected poetry of Robert Frost Piano more
31 July 1961 Yvonne Mitchell Compilation of works of philosophy Writing materials more
7 August 1961 Gerald Durrell Encyclopædia Britannica Writing materials more
14 August 1961 Jack Fingleton The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis Golf clubs and balls more
21 August 1961 Diana Dors Anthology of poetry Writing materials more
28 August 1961 Edward Ward Encyclopædia Britannica Carving tools more
4 September 1961 John Slater Plays and Prefaces by George Bernard Shaw Still more
11 September 1961 Coral Browne The Happy Prince and Other Tales by Oscar Wilde Sable coat more
18 September 1961 Commander Sir Stephen King-Hall Parliamentary Practice by Erskine May Goya's portrait of the Duke of Wellington more
2 October 1961 Tommy Reilly Picture of the English countryside Harmonica more
9 October 1961 Canon Noel Duckworth The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis Radio receiver more
16 October 1961 Hattie Jacques Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Photograph and recording of her family more
30 October 1961 Sir Gerald Beadle Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell Claret more
6 November 1961 Wee Georgie Wood Memoirs of a Midget by Walter de la Mare Writing materials more
13 November 1961 Rupert Davies Candide by Voltaire Lump of jade more
20 November 1961 Virgil Thomson Encyclopædia Britannica Music manuscript paper, pencils and rubber more
27 November 1961 Joan Collins Teach yourself manual of the principal foreign languages Television set more
4 December 1961 Paul Gallico Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Writing materials more
11 December 1961 Sir Michael Balcon Oxford English Dictionary Wine more
18 December 1961 Bob Hope Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell A little money more
25 December 1961 Gracie Fields The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy Reproduction of Renoir's The Picnic more

1962[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More
info
1 January 1962 James Gunn RA Large anthology of poetry Painting materials more
8 January 1962 Hughie Green An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser Looking glass more
15 January 1962 Stuart Hibberd Another World Than This by Vita Sackville-West Recorder more
22 January 1962 Ken Sykora Science for the Citizen Guitar more
29 January 1962 Sir John Gielgud Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Watercolour of Versailles by Raoul Dufy more
5 February 1962 Kay Cavendish Encyclopædia Britannica Flower seeds and armchair more
12 February 1962 Stanley Holloway Mrs Beeton's Household Management Parking meter and plenty of change more
19 February 1962 Frank Chacksfield The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens Cine camera more
26 February 1962 H E Bates English lyrics Banjo more
5 March 1962 Irene Handl Reproductions of her favourite pictures Pencils and paper more
12 March 1962 Colonel A D Wintle Large blank book Dog whip more
19 March 1962 Louis Kentner Oblomov by Ivan Goncharov Pencils and paper more
26 March 1962 Raymond Glendenning Pears Cyclopaedia Watercolour paints more
2 April 1962 Frank Launder and Sidney Gilliat A child's guide to boatbuilding and Short Stories by O Henry Writing materials and reclining chair more
9 April 1962 Leslie Phillips The rudiments of several useful languages Chess board with jade pieces more
16 April 1962 Billy Butlin Short Stories by O Henry Drawing board, paper and pencils more
23 April 1962 Robert Morley The rules of patience Two packs of cards with photographs of his family on the backs more
30 April 1962 Christina Foyle The Diary of a Nobody by George Grossmith Her commonplace book more
7 May 1962 Leslie Crowther The Second World War by Sir Winston Churchill Sport suit more
14 May 1962 Sir Fitzroy Maclean As many works as possible by Robert Louis Stevenson Still more
21 May 1962 Sidney Nolan Chinese language course Snorkel mask more
28 May 1962 Sir Alan Cobham History of the English-Speaking Peoples by Sir Winston Churchill Jamaicancigars more
4 June 1962 Eric Hosking Field guide to the island's birds Camera and film more
11 June 1962 Alistair Cooke Chrestomathy by H L Mencken Tape recorder more
18 June 1962 Giovanni Martinelli Inferno by Dante Alighieri Bronze statuette of David by Verrocchio more
25 June 1962 John Allegro Some novels by P G Wodehouse Rolls Royce engine more
2 July 1962 Franklin Engelmann English dictionary Painting materials more
9 July 1962 Stephen Spender History of the Renaissance by Jacob Burckhardt Painting materials more
16 July 1962 Bruce Forsyth The Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam Golf clubs and balls more
23 July 1962 Paul Rogers Chambers' Encyclopaedia Penny whistle more
30 July 1962 Merfyn Turner A history of Wales Picasso's The Child and the Dove more
6 August 1962 Charlie Chester The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy Typewriter and paper more
13 August 1962 Lionel Tertis Books by H Rider Haggard, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Jules Verne Portrait of his wife more
20 August 1962 Edith Day Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson Radio receiver more
27 August 1962 Mario del Monaco English grammar Raphael's The Marriage of Maria more
3 September 1962 R F Delderfield The French Revolution by Thomas Carlyle Typewriter and paper more
10 September 1962 Stanley Unwin Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians Painting materials more
17 September 1962 L. Hugh Newman Plays and Prefaces by George Bernard Shaw Bed more
24 September 1962 Peter Jones Book on astronomy Telescope more
1 October 1962 Antony Hopkins Piano sonatas by Beethoven Piano more
8 October 1962 Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss Skin food more
15 October 1962 Fanny and Johnnie Cradock Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology and History of the English-Speaking Peoples by Sir Winston Churchill Typewriter and paper and golf clubs and balls more
29 October 1962 Pamela Hansford-Johnson A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust Van Eyck's Adoration of the Immaculate Lamb more
5 November 1962 George Shearing Masterman Ready by Frederick Marryat Metal construction set more
12 November 1962 Dr Robert Stopford Oxford Book of English Verse Painting materials more
19 November 1962 Jack Warner A Tale of Two Cities (in English and French) by Charles Dickens Soap more
26 November 1962 Peter Saunders Who's Who in the Theatre Electric blanket more
3 December 1962 Anna Russell Encyclopædia Britannica Mobile from the Museum of Modern Art more
10 December 1962 Acker Bilk The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Apple seeds more
17 December 1962 A G Street Ladies Whose Bright Eyes by Ford Madox Ford Painting of the south Wiltshire countryside more
24 December 1962 Clarkson Rose History of the English-Speaking Peoples by Sir Winston Churchill Writing materials more
31 December 1962 George Mitchell The Ring Cycle (The Score) by Richard Wagner Music manuscript paper and pencils more

1963[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More info
7 January 1963 Dorothy Squires Vaughan Haddock's Book of Modern Verse Piano more
14 January 1963 Basil Boothroyd Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Current popular newspaper more
21 January 1963 Richard Lewis History of Art by H W Janson Film projector more
28 January 1963 Noël Coward The Human Situation by MacNeill Dixon Painting materials more
4 February 1963 Sir Learie Constantine The Old Curiosity Shop and David Copperfield by Charles Dickens Cricket bat more
11 February 1963 Michael Bentine Encyclopædia Britannica Painting materials more
18 February 1963 Quentin Reynolds The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon Typewriter and paper more
25 February 1963 Cyril Ornadel The Talmud Piano more
4 March 1963 Percy Thrower Gardening encyclopaedia Flower seeds more
11 March 1963 Arthur Haynes French language course Ukulele more
18 March 1963 Dudley Perkins The Complete Works of John Milton Piano more
25 March 1963 Leslie Gilbert Illingworth Instructions for making a still Painting materials more
1 April 1963 Sir Harry Whitlohn (fictional; April Fool's Day prank) Telephone directory Mountain more
8 April 1963 Ted Willis War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Concertina more
15 April 1963 David Frost The collected works of Geoffrey Chaucer Potato crisps more
22 April 1963 Marjorie Proops Larousse Gastronomique Looking glass more
29 April 1963 George Chisholm Anthology of humour Trombone and hair restorer more
6 May 1963 Professor L Dudley Stamp Everyman's Encyclopaedia Wine more
13 May 1963 Frank Worrell Work on anthropology by Max Gluckman Film projector and cricket films more
20 May 1963 Rowland Emmett The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton His daughter's teddy bear more
27 May 1963 Birgit Nilsson The Second World War by Sir Winston Churchill Swedish crossword puzzles more
3 June 1963 Barry Bucknell Anthology of world poetry Toilet set more
10 June 1963 Eva Bartok The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery Painting materials more
17 June 1963 Joe Loss Selection of personal letters Radio receiver more
24 June 1963 Beryl Reid The World Encyclopaedia of Cookery Lipsticks more
1 July 1963 Boyd Neel Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Whisky more
8 July 1963 Juliette Greco Atlas Writing materials more
15 July 1963 Geraint Evans Anthology of 20th century verse Mouth organ more
22 July 1963 Vivienne Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Painting materials more
29 July 1963 Carleton Hobbs The Forsyte Saga by John Galsworthy Radio receiver more
5 August 1963 Ian Fleming War and Peace (in German) by Leo Tolstoy Typewriter and paper more
12 August 1963 Sir Charles Maclean Volumes of the Illustrated London News Piano more
19 August 1963 Graham Hill Volumes of short stories by Ernest Hemingway Armchair more
26 August 1963 Dr Reginald Jacques The Nine Tailors and Busman's Honeymoon by Dorothy L Sayers Music manuscript paper and pencils more
2 September 1963 Sophie Tucker The Conversion of Charlie Cohen by Herbert Tarr Make-up more
9 September 1963 Raymond Baxter Encyclopædia Britannica Rodin's Danae more
16 September 1963 Norman Del Mar Le Petit Larousse Illustre Piano more
23 September 1963 Group Captain Leonard Cheshire Breviary Photograph of the face on the Holy Shroud at Turin more
7 October 1963 Bernard Cribbins Tarka the Otter by Henry Williamson Michelangelo's Pieta more
14 October 1963 Pat Moss James Bond novels by Ian Fleming Bed more
21 October 1963 Admiral Sir Michael Maynard Denny The Ship by Limberg Binoculars more
28 October 1963 Patrick Moore The Norton Star Atlas Telescope more
4 November 1963 Joan Bennett My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell Suntan lotion more
11 November 1963 Stephen Potter Book about sea birds and waders Field glasses more
18 November 1963 Gordon Pirie Gray's Anatomy Motor car more
25 November 1963 Ron Grainer Techniques and Civilization by Louis Mumford Flame opal more
2 December 1963 T R Robinson Volume of illustrations of the English countryside Marine chronometer more
9 December 1963 Millicent Martin A Way of Life by Laozi Four poster bed more
16 December 1963 Harford Montgomery Hyde Life of Johnson by James Boswell Brandy more
23 December 1963 Coco the Clown Dictionary Writing materials more
30 December 1963 Cyril Smith and Phyllis Sellick Oxford Book of English Verse and Encyclopædia Britannica Picture of their children and microphone and amplifier more

1964[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More info
6 January 1964 Ethel Revnell Biography of Bette Davis Writing materials more
13 January 1964 Leslie Baily Anthology of poetry by Walter de la Mare Woodworker tools more
20 January 1964 Richard Attenborough Biography of Mahatma Gandhi Piano and conductor's baton more
27 January 1964 Regina Resnik Book with blank pages and pen Toothbrush more
3 February 1964 Julie Andrews The Once and Future King by T H White Piano

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30 March 1964 Wilfrid Brambell English dictionary Scotch whisky and lager more
6 April 1964 Sir Miles Thomas The Second World War by Sir Winston Churchill Toothpaste more
13 April 1964 Stan Barstow The Modern Short Story by H E Bates Writing materials more
20 April 1964 Ian Wallace Short stories by Somerset Maugham Guitar more
27 April 1964 Rex Alston Set of Wisden Bed more
4 May 1964 Jim Clark At the Wheel by Jim Clark Radio receiver more
11 May 1964 David Kossoff Story of the Marx Brothers Michelangelo's David more
18 May 1964 Dame Edith Evans Science and Health by Mary Baker Eddy Photographs more
25 May 1964 David Jacobs A Hundred-and-One Things a Girl Can Do Piano and family photographs more
1 June 1964 Richard Wattis The Life of Disraeli by André Maurois Bed more
8 June 1964 Harry Wheatcroft Lives by Plutarch Rose trees more
15 June 1964 Paul Tortelier La Petite chronique d'Anna Magdalena Bach by Esther Meynell Bicycle and cider more
22 June 1964 Kenneth Connor Margin Released by J B Priestley Guitar more
29 June 1964 Glen Byam Shaw War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy First aid kit more
6 July 1964 Dorian Williams Omnibus edition of Surtees Writing materials more
13 July 1964 Vanessa Redgrave Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy Coffee and condensed milk more
20 July 1964 David Wynne English translations and original Italian works by Dante Alighieri Cocoa more
27 July 1964 Roy MacGregor-Hastie The Day of the Lion by Roy MacGregor-Hastie Cigarettes more
3 August 1964 Dick Chipperfield Black's Veterinary Dictionary by E Boden Cine projector and circus films more
10 August 1964 Stephen Grenfell The Golden Treasury by Francis Palgrave Writing materials more
17 August 1964 Percy Merriman The Dictionary of National Biography Field glasses more
24 August 1964 Cilla Black Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll The Mona Lisa more
31 August 1964 Lord Thomson of Fleet Encyclopædia Britannica Radio receiver more
7 September 1964 Stratford Johns Encyclopædia Britannica Painting by Goya more
14 September 1964 Russell Brockbank Navigational manual Drawing materials more
21 September 1964 Robbie Brightwell The Human Situation by MacNeill Dixon Safety razor more
28 September 1964 Dirk Bogarde The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss Conversation Piece by John Singer Sargent - a painting of the Sitwells more
5 October 1964 John Bratby Breakdown by John Bratby Typewriter and paper more
12 October 1964 Jon Pertwee The Culture of the Abdomen: A Cure of Obesity and Constipation by F A Hornibrook Guitar more
19 October 1964 Reverend W Awdry Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Writing materials more
26 October 1964 William Douglas-Home The collected works of William Douglas-Home His daughter's two teddy bears more
2 November 1964 Harry Brittain The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White Wine more
9 November 1964 Hardie Ratcliffe Russian grammar Guitar more
16 November 1964 Honor Blackman Personal anthology of poetry Michelangelo's David more
23 November 1964 Frank Phillips A Dictionary of Origins by Eric Partridge Armchair more
30 November 1964 Brian Epstein Elected Origins by Thomas Merton Painting materials more
7 December 1964 George Malcolm Omnibus by Evelyn Waugh Clavichord more
14 December 1964 Tallulah Bankhead The Human Situation by MacNeill Dixon Her portrait by Augustus John more
21 December 1964 Lavinia Young Manual of astronomy plus a bookmark with a photograph of Michelangelo's Pieta Telescope more
28 December 1964 John Clements The collected works of George Bernard Shaw Champagne more

1965[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More info
4 January 1965 Marlene Dietrich The Telegram and A Story of Life by Konstantin Paustovsky Mementoes box more
11 January 1965 Dawn Addams Anthology of world poetry Writing materials more
18 January 1965 Frank Ifield Blank book Family photo album more
1 February 1965 Sir Basil Spence History of Architecture on the Comparative Method by Sir Banister Fletcher Spaghetti more
8 February 1965 Owen Brannigan The collected works of G.K. Chesterton Trombone more
15 February 1965 Gale Pedrick Who's Who Writing materials more
15 February 1965 Sir Paul Dukes The Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam Soap more
1 March 1965 Arthur Fiedler Encyclopædia Britannica Binoculars more
8 March 1965 Dick Richards Encyclopaedia Travel itinerary more
15 March 1965 Sir Richard Woolley The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon Soap more
22 March 1965 Bert Weedon Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore Guitar more
29 March 1965 Anatole de Grunwald Golfing stories by P G Wodehouse Caviar more
5 April 1965 George Baker His favourite works by Charles Dickens Writing materials more
10 April 1965 Dr W. E. Shewell-Cooper Bible commentary by Matthew Henry Seeds more
12 April 1965 Dame Margot Fonteyn Hadrian's Memoirs by Marguerite Yourcenar Skin diver's mask more
19 April 1965 Al Read Think and Grow Rich and I'll Teach You Personality Family photo album more
26 April 1965 Bill Shankly The Life of Robert Burns by James Back Football more
3 May 1965 Sheila Hancock The Girl Guides' Handbook Cat food more
10 May 1965 Hayley Mills Roget's Thesaurus Writing materials more
17 May 1965 Julian Herbage Encyclopaedia Aladdin's lamp more
24 May 1965 Robert Marx Webster's Dictionary Binoculars more
31 May 1965 Joseph Szigeti Lady Muraski's The Tale of Gengi by Arthur Waley Binoculars more
7 June 1965 Hugh Lloyd Anthology of the works of Charles Dickens Writing materials more
14 June 1965 Harold Pinter Anthology of 16th, 17th and 18th-century poetry Writing materials more
21 June 1965 Ginette Spanier Notebook and pencil Silver box more
28 June 1965 Maxwell Knight The Cambridge Natural History Microscope more
5 July 1965 Mary Stocks The collected novels of Jane Austen Radio receiver more
12 July 1965 Sir Lewis Casson No book requested Recorder and a 1912 portrait of Dame Sybil Thorndike more
19 July 1965 Sir William Walton The Golden Bough by James Frazer Small piece of sculpture more
26 July 1965 Annie Ross The Sun is My Undoing by Marguerite Steen False eyelashes more
2 August 1965 Ambrose The Carpetbaggers by Harold Robbins Tea bags more
9 August 1965 Harry Corbett The Best of Beachcomber Trumpet more
16 August 1965 MacDonald Hastings Field guide to flora and fauna on the island Handkerchiefs more
23 August 1965 William Hartnell English Social History by G M Trevelyan Cigarettes more
30 August 1965 William Connor The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Pair of braces and hot water system more
6 September 1965 Rae Jenkins The Way of a Trout with a Fly by G E M Skues Fly-tying materials more
13 September 1965 Ian Hunter The collected works of T S Eliot Cigars more
20 September 1965 Rita Tushingham Plays and Prefaces by George Bernard Shaw Albert Memorial more
27 September 1965 Reverend David Sheppard Volumes of reproductions of works of Dutch painters Writing materials more
4 October 1965 Robert Carrier Cuisine et Vins de France by Curnonsky Burgundy wine more
11 October 1965 Adele Leigh The Second World War by Sir Winston Churchill Make-up table more
18 October 1965 Nadia Nerina Illustrated book on Greek mythology Piece of sculpture more
25 October 1965 Peter Hall The letters of John Keats Harpsichord more
1 November 1965 Sir John Rothenstein The works of Dante Aligheri Hot water system more
8 November 1965 Constance Shacklock Letters of the Scattered Brotherhood by Mary Strong Bed more
15 November 1965 Sir Robert Mayer Blank book and pencil Piano more
22 November 1965 Hildegarde The Drill of a Soul by Pope John XXIII Face and hand creams more
29 November 1965 Lord Robens The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon Electric razor with batteries more
6 December 1965 John Hanson Manual of orchestration Piano, music manuscript paper and pencil more
13 December 1965 General Frederick Coutts Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Salvation Army crest more
20 December 1965 Sir William Coldstream Encyclopaedia Paper and pencils more
27 December 1965 Michael Flanders Blank book and pencils Horn more

1966[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More info
1 January 1966 Jimmy Shand The Second World War by Sir Winston Churchill Tin whistle more
3 January 1966 Professor W. E. Swinton Whitaker's Almanac Library more
10 January 1966 Patience Strong Complete Works by William Wordsworth Indian painting showing the crucifixion more
24 January 1966 Charlton Heston Encyclopædia Britannica Tennis practice equipment more
31 January 1966 Tommy Simpson The Pickwick Papers by Charles Dickens Golfing equipment more
7 February 1966 Christopher Hopper History of England Landscape by Constable more
14 February 1966 Andrew Cruickshank Journal by Søren Kierkegaard Renoir's The Bear at the Folies Bergere more
21 February 1966 Marie Collier Mrs Mackintosh My Darling by Marguerite Young Etruscan frieze of horses more
28 February 1966 Cyril Connolly A La Recherche du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust Foam rubber sleeping bag more
7 March 1966 Bill Fraser Italian language course Writing materials more
14 March 1966 Sir Frank Francis The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope Golf clubs and balls more
21 March 1966 G. O. Nickalls Pear's Cyclopedia Rembrandt's Titus more
28 March 1966 Sara Leighton Poetry by T. S. Elliot Michelangelo's Pieta more
4 April 1966 Hubert Gregg History of the English-Speaking Peoples by Sir Winston Churchill Pink champagne more
11 April 1966 Terry Scott French language course Eau de Cologne more
18 April 1966 Alan Bullock War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Writing materials more
25 April 1966 Bob & Alf Pearson ABC Railway Timetable and History of the English-Speaking Peoples by Sir Winston Churchill Seeds and a piano more
2 May 1966 Lord Soper Three Men In a Boat by Jerome K Jerome Trombone more
9 May 1966 Inia Te Wiata Arts and Crafts of the Maori People by Hamilton Painting by Michelangelo more
16 May 1966 Henry Cooper Do-it-yourself manual Training gear more
23 May 1966 Emily MacManus Kim by Rudyard Kipling Foam rubber mattress and mosquito net more
30 May 1966 Bill Simpson Songs and poems by Robert Burns Sports equipment more
6 June 1966 Charles Craig Who's Who Bed more
13 June 1966 Nina & Frederik The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon A harp and a flute more
20 June 1966 Lilli Palmer Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Painting materials more
27 June 1966 Wilfred Andrews Press cutting albums Painting materials more
4 July 1966 Ninette de Valois Poetry by W.B. Yeats Writing materials more
11 July 1966 Sir Stanley Rous Virginibus Puerisque by Robert Louis Stevenson Field glasses more
18 July 1966 Jennifer Vyvyan Her favourite novels by Charles Dickens Painting equipment more
25 July 1966 Virginia McKenna On Playing With Lions by Bill Travers Writing materials more
1 August 1966 Nat Gonella Collected short stories by Damon Runyon Golf clubs and balls more
8 August 1966 Michael Craig The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Musical instrument more
15 August 1966 Peter Diamand Encyclopædia Britannica Head of Nefertiti from the Berlin Museum more
22 August 1966 Bryan Forbes Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand Roulette wheel more
29 August 1966 Morecambe and Wise Encyclopædia Britannica and A History of the English-Speaking Peoples by Sir Winston Churchill Deck chair and a ticket machine more
5 September 1966 David Hicks A Le Recherche du Temps Perdu by Marcel Proust Mexican crystal skull more
12 September 1966 Derek Oldham Encyclopædia Britannica Insect repellent more
19 September 1966 June Ritchie The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico Onion plants more
26 September 1966 Peter Wilson His favourite novels by E. M. Forster Bertholdo's Apollo more
3 October 1966 Talbot Duckmanton Diary by Samuel Pepys Soap more
10 October 1966 Katherine Whitehorn Her favourite books by William Faulkner Negligee more
17 October 1966 Jacques Brunius Complete works by Lewis Carroll Broken and unplayable pop record more
24 October 1966 Danny La Rue Encyclopedia Refrigerator more
31 October 1966 Mitch Miller Anthology of poetry Oboe more
7 November 1966 Arnold Wesker No book Selection of pictures more
14 November 1966 Stephen Bishop The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Piano more
21 November 1966 Sarah Churchill Reminisces of the early life by Sir Winston Churchill Bath with hot water more
28 November 1966 Anthony Burgess Finnegans Wake by James Joyce Music manuscript paper, pencils, and a rubber more
5 December 1966 Captain John Ridgway & Sergent Chay Blyth Dictionary and an anthology of poetry Shaving kit and a leather armchair more
12 December 1966 Leonard Cottrell Collected works by Homer Bronze statue of Poseidon more
19 December 1966 Jack Brabham Textbook on advanced mechanical engineering None more
24 December 1966 Gwendoline Kirby The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien Field glasses more
26 December 1966 Georg Solti Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Michelangelo's The Last Judgement more

1967[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More
info
2 January 1967 Sharpley, AnneAnne Sharpley The Raft Book by Harold Gatty Spices and Herbs more
9 January 1967 Cutforth, RenéRené Cutforth Cards of Identity by Nigel Dennis Silk vests and pants more
16 January 1967 Scott, SheilaSheila Scott In Search of the Miraculous and A New Model of the Universe by P. D. Ouspensky Tobacco seeds more
23 January 1967 Goolden, RichardRichard Goolden Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb Cigars and a dinner jacket more
30 January 1967 Moore, GeraldGerald Moore Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians Wine more
6 February 1967 Houston, RenéeRenée Houston Clochemerle by Gabriel Chevallier Parsley more
13 February 1967 Harper, GeraldGerald Harper How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie Videotape or film of the full five-days' play of a Test match more
20 February 1967 Freud, ClementClement Freud Short stories by Damon Runyon Still more
27 February 1967 Negus, ArthurArthur Negus Dictionary of English Furniture by Ralph Edwards Chippendale cabinet more
6 March 1967 Griffith, HughHugh Griffith Blank paper and pencils Champagne more
13 March 1967 Briggs, BarryBarry Briggs Encyclopaedia Surfboard more
20 March 1967 Whicker, AlanAlan Whicker Airways timetable Typewriter and paper more
27 March 1967 Francis, DickDick Francis The Spirit of St. Louis by Charles Lindbergh Mirror more
3 April 1967 Harris, RolfRolf Harris Dusty by Frank Dalby Davison Two tape recorders more
10 April 1967 Schlesinger, JohnJohn Schlesinger Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift Insect repellent more
17 April 1967 Cardus, Sir NevilleSir Neville Cardus Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell Watercolour painting equipment more
24 April 1967 Porter, EricEric Porter Essays by Michel de Montaigne Telescope or microscope more
1 May 1967 Matthews, WalterWalter Matthews The Republic by Plato Beginner's guide to making rafts more
8 May 1967 Nimmo, DerekDerek Nimmo Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Pottery and Porcelain by Geoffrey Godden Garlic more
15 May 1967 Woodcock, GeorgeGeorge Woodcock Philosophic works by William Warren Bartley Cornet more
22 May 1967 Barry, JohnJohn Barry The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis Piano more
29 May 1967 Ward, DavidDavid Ward Collected works by Robert Burns Painting materials more
5 June 1967 Fielding, FenellaFenella Fielding Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons French silk-lined leather gloves more
12 June 1967 Field, XeniaXenia Field Encyclopaedia Mattress more
19 June 1967 Huntley, RaymondRaymond Huntley Cakes and Ale, The Razor's Edge and The Circle by W. Somerset Maugham Whisky more
26 June 1967 Calder, Peter RitchiePeter Ritchie Calder War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Tape recorder more
3 July 1967 Hudd, RoyRoy Hudd How to be a Comedian by Lupino Lane Snow globe more
10 July 1967 Longhurst, HenryHenry Longhurst Diary by Samuel Pepys Still more
17 July 1967 Szeryng, HenrykHenryk Szeryng Essays by Michel de Montaigne Painting by Camille Pissarro more
24 July 1967 Courtenay, TomTom Courtenay Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Football more
31 July 1967 Jenner, HeatherHeather Jenner The Pickwick Papers, Bleak House and Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens Golf clubs and balls more
7 August 1967 Karlin, MiriamMiriam Karlin Dialogues by Plato Perfume more
14 August 1967 Thorpe, JeremyJeremy Thorpe The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon Violin more
21 August 1967 Briers, RichardRichard Briers Plays and novels by Samuel Beckett Piano more
28 August 1967 Bennett, AlanAlan Bennett Complete set of Horizon by Cyril Connolly Unending supply of afternoon teas more
4 September 1967 Ogdon, JohnJohn Ogdon Collection of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle Film projector more
11 September 1967 Hordern, MichaelMichael Hordern Encyclopaedia Piano more
18 September 1967 Warwick, WilliamWilliam Warwick Advanced book on building small boats Case of whisky and a knife more
25 September 1967 Arnold, DorisDoris Arnold The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett Mink coat more
2 October 1967 Castle, RoyRoy Castle Sounds and Scores by Henry Mancini Piano more
9 October 1967 Previn, AndréAndré Previn Volume of reproductions of paintings Piano more
16 October 1967 Wolstenholme, KennethKenneth Wolstenholme Blank pages Golf clubs and balls more
23 October 1967 Brogan, DenisDenis Brogan Works by Dante Alighieri Writing materials more
30 October 1967 Matthews, DenisDenis Matthews The Loom of Language by Frederick Bodmer Telescope more
6 November 1967 Casson, HughHugh Casson Great Expectations, Nicholas Nickleby and Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Writing materials more
13 November 1967 Mitchell, WarrenWarren Mitchell Anthology of verse Tenor saxophone more
20 November 1967 Worth, IreneIrene Worth Textbook on anthropology The Beatles new colour television show more
27 November 1967 Loussier, JacquesJacques Loussier Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski Crucifixion by Salvador Dalí more
4 December 1967 Clayton, PhilipPhilip Clayton Patrologiae cursus completus by Jacques Paul Migne Pipes, tobacco, matches and a compass more
11 December 1967 Boyle, EdwardEdward Boyle In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust Drawing of a lady by Walter Sickert more
18 December 1967 Merrill, RobertRobert Merrill The Source by James A. Michener Moses by Michelangelo more
23 December 1967 Cooper, GladysGladys Cooper Anthology of poetry Tape recorder more
25 December 1967 Davis, ColinColin Davis Persian dictionary Packing case of books including a Persian dictionary more

1968[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More
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1 January 1968 Mallalieu, AnnAnn Mallalieu Collected works by Jane Austen Four-poster bed more
8 January 1968 Morris, DesmondDesmond Morris The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night by Richard Francis Burton Snorkel mask more
15 January 1968 Williams, JohnJohn Williams Encyclopaedia Guitar more
22 January 1968 Mortimer, JohnJohn Mortimer In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust Marble bath with constant hot water more
29 January 1968 Bird, JohnJohn Bird The Lives of the Poets by Samuel Johnson Self-operated nuclear strike force more
5 February 1968 Hampshire, SusanSusan Hampshire War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Painting or a 16th-century patch box more
12 February 1968 Horne, MarilynMarilyn Horne Selection of English poetry Michelangelo's Pietà more
19 February 1968 Boorne, BillBill Boorne Other Men's Flowers by Archibald Wavell Snooker table more
26 February 1968 Day-Lewis, CecilCecil Day-Lewis Short stories by Anton Chekhov Bourbon whiskey more
4 March 1968 Fuller, RosalindeRosalinde Fuller Blank pages and pencils Full-length mirror more
11 March 1968 Camden, ArchieArchie Camden Books by Ernest Bramah Radio receiver more
18 March 1968 Smith, T. DanT. Dan Smith Italian Townscape by Ivor de Wolfe Block of stone more
25 March 1968 Vickers, JonJon Vickers Report to Greco by Saki Child's ball more
1 April 1968 Bass, AlfieAlfie Bass Encyclopaedia more
8 April 1968 Braddon, RussellRussell Braddon History of the World Red ink more
15 April 1968 Teyte, MaggieMaggie Teyte more
22 April 1968 Sekers, Sir NicholasSir Nicholas Sekers In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust Deckchair more
29 April 1968 Tippett, MichaelMichael Tippett Odyssey by Homer Harmonium more
6 May 1968 Drabble, MargaretMargaret Drabble In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust Typewriter and paper more
13 May 1968 Sarony, LeslieLeslie Sarony Collected works by Winston Churchill Ukulele more
20 May 1968 Nunn, TrevorTrevor Nunn Yoga manual Kingsize cigarette more
27 May 1968 Baker, JanetJanet Baker The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien Doll's house more
3 June 1968 Russell, Sydney GordonSydney Gordon Russell The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White Claret more
10 June 1968 Cowdrey, ColinColin Cowdrey Wisden that records his first tour of Australia Box of rubber balls more
17 June 1968 Hall, HenryHenry Hall Manuals to learn foreign languages Magic lamp more
24 June 1968 Bron, EleanorEleanor Bron Bi-lingual edition by Homer Sycamore trees more
1 July 1968 Inglefield, GilbertGilbert Inglefield A History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell Sandro Botticelli's The Mystical Nativity more
8 July 1968 Durbridge, FrancisFrancis Durbridge Plays and Prefaces by George Bernard Shaw Still Life with Oriental Rug by Henri Matisse more
15 July 1968 Hird, ThoraThora Hird History of the world Insect repellent more
22 July 1968 Shipton, EricEric Shipton The Human Situation by William Macneile Dixon Snorkel mask more
29 July 1968 Chapman, EdwardEdward Chapman Novels by Jane Austen Cigarettes and whisky more
5 August 1968 Armstrong, LouisLouis Armstrong His autobiography Trumpet more
12 August 1968 McLean, FrancisFrancis McLean The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon Dutch flower picture in the Wallace Collection more
19 August 1968 Giulini, Carlo MariaCarlo Maria Giulini The Mirror of Perfection - The Praise of Created Things by Francis of Assisi more
26 August 1968 Feuillère, EdwigeEdwige Feuillère Anglo-French dictionary Ivory ball more
2 September 1968 Marsh, NgaioNgaio Marsh Anthology of poetry Two Chinese figures of musicians more
9 September 1968 Bennett, Richard RodneyRichard Rodney Bennett The Atlantic Book by Edith Sitwell Piano more
16 September 1968 Godwin, AnneAnne Godwin Other Men's Flowers by Archibald Wavell Champagne more
23 September 1968 Feldman, MartyMarty Feldman The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Piano more
30 September 1968 Lester, RichardRichard Lester Guinness Book of Records Harp more
7 October 1968 Russell, BillyBilly Russell Encyclopaedia Painting materials more
14 October 1968 Postgate, RaymondRaymond Postgate The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon Claret more
21 October 1968 Murray, BarbaraBarbara Murray Larousse Gastronomique Perfume more
28 October 1968 Baker, RichardRichard Baker Novels by Jane Austen Bed more
4 November 1968 Mount, PeggyPeggy Mount Complete works by Oscar Wilde Enormous cookery book more
11 November 1968 Maskell, DanDan Maskell Books by Henry Longhurst Tennis balls, golf balls, pencil and paper more
13 November 1968 Gore-Booth, PaulPaul Gore-Booth Books by Mary Baker Eddy Piano more
18 November 1968 Jaeger, C. H.C. H. Jaeger Anthology of modern British poetry Chess set more
25 November 1968 Powell, SandySandy Powell My Autobiography by Charlie Chaplin Violin more
9 December 1968 Wilson, DesDes Wilson Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe Typewriter and paper more
16 December 1968 Briggs, AsaAsa Briggs The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon BBC Archives from 1945 to 1954 more
23 December 1968 Askey, ArthurArthur Askey Golf instruction book Golf clubs and balls more
25 December 1968 Kemp, RoseaRosea Kemp Enquire Within Upon Everything Four-poster bed more
30 December 1968 Braithwaite, BobBob Braithwaite The Second World War by Winston Churchill Piano more

1969[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More
info
6 January 1969 Harper, HeatherHeather Harper Encyclopaedia Knitting wool and needles more
13 January 1969 Pegler, AlanAlan Pegler Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle Insect repellent more
20 January 1969 Jacobson, MauriceMaurice Jacobson Paperback detective stories Caviar more
27 January 1969 Fitzgibbon, MaggieMaggie Fitzgibbon The Birdman of Alcatraz by Robert Stroud Alabaster cherub more
3 February 1969 Cecil, Lord DavidLord David Cecil War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Donatello's great altar in Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua more
12 February 1969 Baker, HyldaHylda Baker Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell Family photograph album more
17 February 1969 Downes, EdwardEdward Downes Encyclopaedia Chinese language course more
24 February 1969 Wilson, AngusAngus Wilson Volume on mathematical logic Champagne more
3 March 1969 Skinner, ZenaZena Skinner The Second World War by Winston Churchill Tape recorder more
10 March 1969 Wilson, MaryMary Wilson Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë Make-up set, mirror and comb more
17 March 1969 Gander, L. MarslandL. Marsland Gander Encyclopaedia Telescope more
24 March 1969 Cooper, Lady DianaLady Diana Cooper Volumes of her autobiography Bag of pillows, in which she will smuggle in her dog more
31 March 1969 Bennett, JillJill Bennett Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov Perfume more
7 April 1969 Rose, AlecAlec Rose History of England Radio receiver more
14 April 1969 King, HettyHetty King History of the world Parrot more
21 April 1969 Stewart, MaryMary Stewart Encyclopaedia Paper and pencils more
28 April 1969 Hall, ElsieElsie Hall War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Billiard table, cue and balls more
5 May 1969 Lidell, AlvarAlvar Lidell Oxford English Dictionary Playing cards more
12 May 1969 Gedda, NicolaiNicolai Gedda The Brothers Karamazov and The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Rubber mattress more
19 May 1969 Wade, VirginiaVirginia Wade Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management Writing and sketching materials more
26 May 1969 Rogers, GingerGinger Rogers Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy Painting equipment more
2 June 1969 Fraser, AntoniaAntonia Fraser Aeneid by Virgil Typewriter and paper more
9 June 1969 Robinson, StanfordStanford Robinson Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians Radio receiver more
16 June 1969 Trevelyan, JohnJohn Trevelyan Airways timetable Piano more
23 June 1969 Laye, EvelynEvelyn Laye A Treatise on White Magic by Alice Bailey Cosmetics more
30 June 1969 More, KennethKenneth More The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon Mattress more
7 July 1969 Henry, LeonardLeonard Henry Thesaurus Piano more
14 July 1969 Price, VincentVincent Price Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman Double bed more
21 July 1969 Pears, PeterPeter Pears Tropical Plants and Their Cultivation by Louis Bruggeman Bed more
28 July 1969 Heyhoe Flint, RachaelRachael Heyhoe Flint Book on desert island cookery Ukulele more
4 August 1969 Harmer, CyrilCyril Harmer The Second World War by Winston Churchill Centrally-heated sleeping bag more
11 August 1969 Rubinstein, StanleyStanley Rubinstein Survey of London by John Stow Family photograph album more
18 August 1969 Gingold, HermioneHermione Gingold Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management Barrel of lipstick more
25 August 1969 Manning, OliviaOlivia Manning On Growth and Form by D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson Clue to buried treasure more
1 September 1969 O'Connor, DesDes O'Connor Encyclopaedia Daily delivery of The Sporting Life more
8 September 1969 Day, RobinRobin Day The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Champagne more
13 September 1969 Zec, DonaldDonald Zec The Wallet of Kai Lung by Ernest Bramah Ice cream machine more
20 September 1969 Wolfenden, Sir JohnSir John Wolfenden War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy Tape recorder more
27 September 1969 Morgan, CliffCliff Morgan Teach-yourself encyclopaedia Piano more
4 October 1969 Holme, TheaThea Holme Works by Beatrix Potter Writing and painting materials more
11 October 1969 Williamson, HenryHenry Williamson The Story of My Heart by Richard Jefferies Cor anglais more
18 October 1969 Adrian, MaxMax Adrian Blank pages and pencils Tapestry-making materials more
25 October 1969 Mays, RaymondRaymond Mays Gaiety, Theatre of Enchantment by W. J. MacQueen-Pope Umbrella more
1 November 1969 Grey, AnthonyAnthony Grey Dictionary Book stall in London Victoria station more
8 November 1969 Rothwell, EvelynEvelyn Rothwell Encyclopaedia Writing materials more
15 November 1969 Moore, DudleyDudley Moore Study of psychology Piano more
22 November 1969 Seefried, IrmgardIrmgard Seefried Herr, Hier Bin Ich (Prayers of Life) String of pearls more
29 November 1969 Board, LillianLillian Board Family photograph album Bed more
6 December 1969 Baseley, GodfreyGodfrey Baseley Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary Bed more
13 December 1969 Anderson, MoiraMoira Anderson Scouting for Boys by Robert Baden-Powell Bathroom suite more
20 December 1969 Montgomery, BernardBernard Montgomery His own book A Concise History of Warfare Piano more
27 December 1969 Steele, TommyTommy Steele Dictionary of Word and Phrase Sports car more

1970[edit]

Date Castaway Book Luxury More
info
3 January 1970 Robertson, FyfeFyfe Robertson General Semantics Cello more
10 January 1970 Sachs, LeonardLeonard Sachs David Copperfield by Charles Dickens Radio receiver more
17 January 1970 Doonican, ValVal Doonican Big Anthology Guitar more
24 January 1970 Ross, Alan S. C.Alan S. C. Ross A Course of Modern Analysis by E. T. Whittaker Television set more
31 January 1970 Baxter, StanleyStanley Baxter Memoirs by Louis de Rouvroy Koh-i-Noor diamond more
7 February 1970 Godfrey, IsidoreIsidore Godfrey Symphony scores by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Piano more
14 February 1970 Gillard, FrankFrank Gillard Naturalist's guide Set of lenses more
21 February 1970 Church, RichardRichard Church Oxford English Dictionary Writing materials more
28 February 1970 Baillie, IsobelIsobel Baillie Our Hearts Were Young and Gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner Guitar more
7 March 1970 Strong, RoyRoy Strong Larousse Gastronomique by Prosper Montagné Johannes Vermeer's View Of Delft more
14 March 1970 Chamberlain, RichardRichard Chamberlain Oxford Book of English Verse Painting materials more
21 March 1970 Hashman, JudyJudy Hashman Anthology of English Verse Stamp album more
28 March 1970 Porter, Nyree DawnNyree Dawn Porter The Thurber Carnival by James Thurber Umbrella more
4 April 1970 Russell, SheridanSheridan Russell The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis Cello more
11 April 1970 Guyler, DeryckDeryck Guyler Hannibal by Theodore Ayrault Dodge Roman helmet in the British Museum more
18 April 1970 Lockhart, JamesJames Lockhart Collected works by John Donne Piano more
25 April 1970 de Beer, GavinGavin de Beer Small Talk at Wreyland by Cecil Torr Typewriter more
2 May 1970 Cigna, GinaGina Cigna Le Crime de Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France Piano more
9 May 1970 Channing, CarolCarol Channing My Life in Art by Constantin Stanislavski Writing materials more
16 May 1970 Usher, GrahamGraham Usher Collected works by Beatrix Potter Winged Victory of Samothrace in Musée du Louvre more
23 May 1970 Stewart, AndyAndy Stewart Collected works by Robert Burns Writing materials more
30 May 1970 Michell, KeithKeith Michell I Ching Painting materials more
6 June 1970 Dickens, MonicaMonica Dickens Roget's Thesaurus Writing materials more
13 June 1970 Windsor, BarbaraBarbara Windsor History of Great Britain Hair pieces more
20 June 1970 Haendel, IdaIda Haendel Survival manual Writing materials more
27 June 1970 Sassoon, VidalVidal Sassoon Thesaurus Piece of sculpture by Baracal more
4 July 1970 Knox-Johnston, RobinRobin Knox-Johnston The Outline of History by H. G. Wells Writing materials more
11 July 1970 Cartland, BarbaraBarbara Cartland The Knave of Hearts by Louise Saunders Makeup box more
18 July 1970 Piper, JohnJohn Piper Ulysses by James Joyce Pillow more
25 July 1970 Hammond, JoanJoan Hammond Oxford English Dictionary Toothbrush and toothpaste more
1 August 1970 Terry-Thomas His book Filling the Gap Brandy more
8 August 1970 Davis, DavidDavid Davis Religio Medici by Thomas Browne Pipes and tobacco more
15 August 1970 Leinsdorf, ErichErich Leinsdorf Goethe's Faust Insect repellent more
22 August 1970 Stark, FreyaFreya Stark Encyclopædia Britannica 1911 Edition Bath with a hot-water system more
29 August 1970 Emery, DickDick Emery A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Bed more
5 September 1970 Pollock, EllenEllen Pollock Collected works by George Bernard Shaw Her husband's painting of their son more
12 September 1970 Watts, HelenHelen Watts Illustrated book on gardening Diego Velázquez's Las Meninas more
19 September 1970 Herbert, A. P.A. P. Herbert Collected works by Charles Dickens Binoculars more
26 September 1970 Carpenter, HarryHarry Carpenter Encyclopædia Britannica Guitar more
3 October 1970 Tubb, CarrieCarrie Tubb The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Parasol more
10 October 1970 Redgrave, LynnLynn Redgrave The Pumpkin Eater by Penelope Mortimer Excerpt from the BBC recording Just William more
17 October 1970 Barabás, SáriSári Barabás Works by Leo Slezak Knitting needles and wool more
24 October 1970 Lill, JohnJohn Lill Modern Chess Openings Piano more
31 October 1970 Whittington, JoanJoan Whittington Law study course Radio receiver more
7 November 1970 Tauský, VilémVilém Tauský Encyclopedia Watch more
14 November 1970 Powell, MargaretMargaret Powell The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon Tahitian language course more
21 November 1970 Hughes, DavidDavid Hughes Walden by Henry David Thoreau Golf clubs and balls more
28 November 1970 Rigg, DianaDiana Rigg Primary Instruction in all languages Vegetable garden more
5 December 1970 Herbert, WallyWally Herbert Anthology of World Poetry more
12 December 1970 Lowe, ArthurArthur Lowe Book on tropical plants Claret (a dozen cases) more
19 December 1970 Mauger, IvanIvan Mauger Survival manual Box of family photographs more
26 December 1970 Poole, QuentinQuentin Poole Novels by Agatha Christie Flute and music more