Top Class People
This edition of Man Alive is a veritable roll-call of 1960s working-class stars. Here they reveal their thoughts and feelings upon meeting royalty, how accents are now less of a hindrance in establishing credentials, and the ways in which being famous is changing their lives. We also meet Twiggy's very proud and equally down-to-earth mum. (1967)
Did You Know?
Alan Aldridge, who appears in the programme, created the film poster for Andy Warhol's movie Chelsea Girls, for which there was briefly a warrant for his arrest. Justin de Villeneuve, born Nigel Jonathan Davies, enjoyed a "very luxurious war" as an evacuee at the home of JB Priestley, who dined with the children in his care every Sunday night. "There was silver at meal times. It gave me a taste for better things."
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|Participant||Justin De Villeneuve|