Former Tesco chief executive Sir Terry Leahy was on good form on Desert Island Discs, when he gave a candid interview about his life and career.

It sounds as if Leahy was perhaps always destined to work in retail. One of four sons, it was the young Terry who liked to go shopping with his mum. “I think I was the daughter she never had,” he joked. If you missed it, the programme is repeated this morning.