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George Osborne meets Martin Rowson

George Osborne gets a grilling while posing for a portrait by political cartoonist and renowned cynic Martin Rowson, who scrutinises more than just the contour of his nos.

Martin Rowson is a political cartoonist, author and renowned cynic, who sees his work as "visual journalism". His pen has made mincemeat of politics and politicians for many years. Through this series of ink-splattered interviews, he now has the chance to sit down to draw and question the people who have shaped his work and wider life.

First up: ex-chancellor George Osborne, who Martin has lampooned mercilessly for the past decade. But did his pictures ever land any punches? And, did Osborne ever care?

In this five part series, Martin also puts pen to paper with political journalist Julia Langdon, illustrator Ralph Steadman, zoologist Sarah Christie and punk poet John Cooper Clarke.

Photographer: Sam Finney.
Producer: Becky Ripley.

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14 minutes