David Bailey

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the photographer David Bailey. Born and bred in the East End of London, he took the fashion business by storm in the 1960s - discovering, photographing and often marrying some of the world's most beautiful women. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about success in the 1960s, the first time he saw Jean Shrimpton and his desire to carry on working, like his hero Picasso, until he's 90.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Dance Of The Earth (Rite Of Spring) by Igor Stravinsky
Book: Vioces of Silence by Malraux
Luxury: Nelson's Column

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40 minutes

Last on

Fri 4 Oct 1991 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestDavid Bailey

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