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Sir Tim Waterstone's Desert Island Discs

Listen to Sir Tim Waterstone's (JH 52-57)'s Desert Island Disks, featuring Janet Baker, Mahler and Charles Trenet

In August, Sir Tim Waterstone became a castaway on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs. Speaking to Lauren Laverne, Sir Tim recounts his wartime childhood and English lessons with Mrs Austin at Tonbridge School, and covers his ambitious move from working at WH Smith to launching his bookselling empire. 

Listen to the programme here

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