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Professor Stephen Cottrell hosts British Academy Panel Discussion

Professor Stephen Cottrell was recently involved in the organisation of a conference on the well-known Radio 4 programme Desert Island Discs, held at the British Academy.  Follow the youtube link below to see his discussion with composer Gavin Bryars, folk singer Martin Carthy, and cellist Steven Isserlis about their experiences of being on the programme, and their thoughts on music, autobiography and memory.