Ronald talks to Sue Lawley in this 2005 recording made at his home in Provence. Broadcast Sunday 10th July, 2005. A partial transcript of the interview is published in 'Desert Island Discs: 70 years of castaways' by Sean Magee (Transworld 2012).
Searle is one of a handful of people who have appeared on the show twice. His first time broadcast Monday 12th June, 1959 yielded a different selection-
This is a shot of his own personal record of the selection.