STUDIO GUEST :: CHARLES SAUMAREZ SMITH
THE THING ABOUT ME :: THE SUN
BECOMING A LIFE DRAWING MODEL IN RETIREMENT :: ANGELA PLATER
After retiring from a stressful job in social care, Angela Plater decided to become a life drawing model. Her first sitting was for photographer Rankin and she talks to Richard and Sian about finding a new creative direction later in life.
Discover more about getting involved in art and where to find your nearest life drawing class here.
Photo credit: David Kretschmer
TRAVEL :: CROOK HALL GARDENS
I CAN HEAR MY EYES MOVE :: JULIE REDFERN
Julie Redfern from Burnley can hear her eyeballs move. It’s part of a condition called Superior Canal Dehiscence Syndrome, which means the temporal bone that covers part of her inner ear has holes in it causing sound within her body to be amplified.
She’s had an operation on her right ear to reduce the noise that she hears but can’t wait for the second operation on her left ear.
INHERITANCE TRACKS :: MARIA FRIEDMAN
Olivier award-winning musical performer Maria Friedman shares the track she inherited, the theme from ‘Peter and the Wolf’, by Prokofiev, and the track she’s passing on ‘Bess, You Is My Woman Now’, from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.
I BOUGHT MY OWN CAR :: DAVID MEAKIN
David was looking to buy an old car and ended up buying his first car, an Austin 10,nearly 50 years after trading it in. He tracked it down to a farm in Sussex and persuaded the owner to sell it back to him.
STUDIO PHOTO :: RICHARD, CHARLES SAUMAREZ SMITH, ANGELA PLATER AND SIAN
|Interviewed Guest||Charles Saumarez Smith|