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Desert Island Discs in numbers: top tracks and strange luxuries

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Desert Island Discs in numbers: top tracks and strange luxuries

As the show celebrates its 3000th edition, here are some fascinating facts about the 72-year-old broadcasting staple. Can you guess who asked for a suicide pill as their luxury item? And who wanted a stuffed version of Michael Palin?

David Attenborough: Cutting the licence fee would "weaken" the BBC

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David Attenborough: Cutting the licence fee would "weaken" the BBC

"People would make easier programmes which don’t require so much investment, so much endeavour and so much ambition. That’s the danger” said the veteran broadcaster at the launch of his new natural history show Life Story

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