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Desert Island Discs

This is… the digital archive of a British icon

mN worked with the BBC to design and build a digital archive for one of the longest running shows in radio history: Radio 4’s iconic Desert Island Discs. Spanning almost 70 years, fans can search for every record, every book and every luxury item chosen by all 3,000 plus guests to have appeared on the show since 1942. You can listen online and download classic episodes from Morrissey to Nicole Kidman and delve into the data archive. Audiences have downloaded over ten million programmes since the launch in April 2011 and the site is one of the highest scoring for audience appreciation across BBC Online.

The site attracts an average of 50,000 unique users every week, with that figure rising to 100,000 when there's been a particular popular guest on the show that week.