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Boy George

Boy George


First broadcast: Sun 22 Jan 1989

Lead Singer of Culture Club

The castaway in this week's Desert Island Discs is someone who has experienced the delights of international stardom and acclaim, and the misery of failure when his fame turned sour and his popularity plummeted. The flamboyant Boy George will be talking to Sue Lawley about the ups and downs of his professional and private life.

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




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