Darzi chooses Desert Island Discs

Health minister Lord Ara Darzi took a break from his review of the NHS to appear on Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs yesterday.

Lord Ara Darzi
Lord Ara Darzi

GPs might have wished Lord Darzi really was stranded on a remote island as he chatted with presenter Kirsty Young about his favourite music.

Lord Darzi's luxury item was a pen and paper and his favourite book was Yes Minister.

Darzi's full playlist:

  1. Yekeghetsin Haikakan. Performer Haissmavourk Choir cond. Mihran Ghazelian. Composer Vahan Petelian
  2. Tubular Bells. Mike Oldfield
  3. Finnegan's Wake. The Dubliners
  4. Don't Give Up. Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush
  5. Another Brick in the Wall. Pink Floyd
  6. Seven Seconds. Performer Youssou N'Dour and Neneh Cherry
  7. Jerusalem from the Soundtrack to Chariots of Fire. The Ambrosian Singers
  8. The Logical Song. Supertramp


tom.ireland@haymarket.com

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