09 September 2013

The extract of an interview recorded in 2009 was featured on BBC Radio 4 Extra's 'The 4 o'clock Show' with Mel Giedroyc on 5 Septebmer 2013. Quentin Blake gives us a tour of his London studio and describes some of the drawing materials he uses: from brush pens to partridge quills

Quentin also discusses his work with Roald Dahl.  At the time (2009), a major exhibition of his work for Roald Dahl's books, 'Snozzcumbers and Frobscottle' was on show at the V & A Museum of Childhood.  Quentin reveals what it was like to work with Roald Dahl and how the two collaborated on some of Dahl's most well-known books.

This week (2-6 September) The 4 o'clock Show is serialising 'The Boy Who Sprouted Antlers' by John Yeoman (published by Barn Owl Books, and illustrated by Quentin Blake) and an extract is included in this programme.  Listen now on http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b039d8m8