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Elizabeth Esteve-Coll

Elizabeth Esteve-Coll

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is Elizabeth Esteve-Coll, Director of one of Britain's most famous museums, the V & A. She'll be talking to Sue Lawley about her career at the V & A and the controversy she caused within her first year of office. She'll also be recalling how, at 19, she abandoned her university career and married a Spanish sea captain with whom she sailed the world.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Christus Natus Est (Mode I V) by The Choir Of Monks Of Saint Pierre De Solemes
Book: The Four Quartets by T S Eliot
Luxury: Expensive perfumed hand cream