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Vidal Sassoon, Angelica Garnett, Maurice Sendak and Lloyd Brevett

Obituary series, with Matthew Bannister on hair stylist Vidal Sassoon, artist Angelica Garnett, children's writer Maurice Sendak and bass player Lloyd Brevett.

Matthew Bannister on

Vidal Sassoon - who revolutionised the world of hairdressing during the swinging sixties. We'll hear his own memories of fighting the blackshirts in London's East End and Mary Quant recalls their trend setting collaboration..

Also the artist Angelica Garnett, only daughter of the Bloomsbury Group painters Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant and niece of Virginia Woolf

Maurice Sendak, the children's writer best known for "Where The Wild Things Are". Michael Rosen pays a literary tribute.

And Lloyd Brevett, the bass player behind the ska rhythm that gave birth to reggae.

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28 minutes


  • Fri 11 May 2012 16:00
  • Sun 13 May 2012 20:30