Sir Terry Frost

Sue Lawley's castaway this week is the abstract artist Sir Terry Frost.

He first became interested in art as a prisoner of war, when lack of food and freedom enhanced the beauty of a single leaf. On his return to Britain, nature continued to fascinate him and inform his work; bright circles of colour inspired by the Sun and Moon, or patterns of white-on-white remembered from a snowy landscape. Now 83, he's never been so busy. A good thing, he says, because it keeps the aches and pains away.

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

Favourite track: Tea For Two by Max Bygraves
Book: Blank sheets to write his thoughts on imagination and memory
Luxury: Mirror (for company)

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Fri 24 Apr 1998 09:00


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PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestSir Terry Frost

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