Peter Blake

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Only this week's castaway on Desert Island Discs could place the singer Madonna in the same picture as the Madonna and Child, or follow a painting of the National Gallery's 10 most beautiful faces with a collection of its nine prettiest bottoms. Today the pop artist Peter Blake explains to Sue Lawley how his work is inspired by his favourite things; like Marilyn Monroe and Max Miller for the Beatles' Sgt Pepper album cover in the 1960s, or his more recent painting of Tarzan and his family at the Roxy Cinema in New York.

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

Favourite track: When The World Was Young by Peggy Lee
Book: Lempieres' Dictionary by Lawrence Norfolk
Luxury: A gym

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Fri 28 Mar 1997 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestPeter Blake

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