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Aubrey Beardsley

Episode 7 of 9

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen on his passion for the great Victorian illustrator Aubrey Beardsley. With Matthew Parris. From 2013.

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen on the Victorian artist Aubrey Beardsley, whose shocking originality he compares to that of Alexander McQueen. Laurence's first foray into art was copying Beardsley drawings to sell at his school - with the more erotic ones fetching a premium price...

Biographer Matthew Sturgis fills in the detail of Beardsley's short but extraordinary life, and Matthew Parris presents.

Produce:r Beth O'Dea

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2013.

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