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Desert Island Discs After 70 Years

The BBC radio program "Desert Island Discs" turns 70 this weekend. The show's theme music has remained the same since the first episode in 1942.

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So has the premise.

Each week, a different guest, or castaway, shares his or her musical selections with the audience.

The current senior producer of Desert Island Discs is Leanne Buckle. She says the show's staying power is based on a very simple premise.