- 8 years ago
The comedian and actor Rob Brydon joins Kirsty Young on Desert Island Discs.
Growing up in Port Talbot, South Wales, he discovered performing when he was a teenager and says he came alive when he was on stage: so much so that he left school with only a couple of O Levels. For years, he made a comfortable but unfulfilling living recording voice-overs and working on a television shopping channel. He always dreamed of working in comedy, though, and eventually it was 'Marion and Geoff' and then 'Gavin and Stacey' that made him a household name.
Record: Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
Book: Collected works of Dylan Thomas
Luxury: A guitar.