Sir David ‘fave guest’ of Desert Discs host - Herald Scotland
Young, 48, added that she would often go to extra lengths to try to relax interviewees, including sharing a bottle of vodka with ex-Smiths frontman Morrissey.
She said: “I try and make my castaway at ease. Once people relax, they’re more likely to open up.
“And we had it on good authority that Morrissey drinks neat vodka, so we made sure we had a bottle.
“When my producer said: ‘Would you like some tea or coffee... or vodka?’ “Morrissey said: ‘Vodka.’ I had one as well. I wasn’t going to have a cup of tea when Morrissey was having a vodka.
“I didn’t drink it. He did.”
Jason also sends the link to the article in The Guardian:
Roll over Beethoven: Desert Island Discs stars pick pop over classical - The Guardian
- Morrissey on Desert Island Discs (Nov. 29, Sunday morning) - Nov. 28, 2009