Dr John Cooper Clarke on BBC R4 Life Drawing

In BBC R4 Life Drawing series described as ‘Inky Interviews’, cartoonist & writer Martin Rowson draws & interviews the people who have influenced him and his work.

Photography by Sam Finney

The final sketch in a five part series features Release the Hounds favourite, punk poet Dr John Cooper Clarke.

Martin probes JCC on when his love of poetry began and his favourite music… Who’d have thought he had a soft spot for Puerto Rican dreamboat Ricky Martin!

John also performs poem ‘She’s got a metal plate in her head’.

Definitely worth a listen! 


Other interviewees in the series: ex-Chancellor George Osborne, journalist Julia Langdon, illustrator Ralph Steadman and zoologist Sarah Christie.


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