Peel Talent Speaker to Star on BBC1 Art Show
One of our Peel Talent cruise ship speakers – the artist and broadcaster Robin Ross, has beaten thousands of creatives to become one of the featured artists on the brand new BBC1 daytime show with Nick Knowles, ‘Home is Where the Art Is’.
On the programme which airs on April 24 at 3.45, Robin will be one of three artists, challenged to create meaningful artworks for people they’ve never met.
Robin said, “The concept behind the show is encourage people to buy a real work of art as opposed to a mass produced piece from a chain store, so it’s been a fabulous opportunity to gain further exposure for my screen prints and wood transfers. It’s also been a real honour to once again work with the BBC and Nick Knowles – I first worked with them in 2016 creating the art work for the BBC’s Children in Need DIY SOS and Nick is just a super guy to work with.”
Robin is possibly most famous for his work as a broadcaster on Radio Caroline – the most famous illegal radio ship in the world – and his work as a presenter and music programmer. Awarded 35 Gold discs for producing and syndicating his exclusive interviews with everyone from Paul McCartney, to Sting, The Bee Gees, Tina Turner and Cher, Robin now lifts the lid on his radio stories as one of our cruise ship speakers where he talks about his life in radio and the celebrities he has interviewed, which include Paul and Linda McCartney, Phil Collins and the Spice Girls.
Robin adds, “I was privileged to have the opportunities to meet my heroes, to travel to stars’ houses and studios and to record in Studio 2 at Abbey Road, the legendary Beatles Studio. I’ve always loved championing new music and engaging with the listeners who made it all so much fun.”