Blog: Leonie BarrieArchers role for Rhodes

Leonie Barrie | 15 September 2006

Flamboyant fashion icon Zandra Rhodes is to play a cameo role in the long-running BBC Radio 4 soap The Archers. The 65-year-old fashion designer, who also founded a Fashion and Textile Museum in south-east London, will play herself as a guest of honour at a charity fashion show in the episode on Friday 22 September. It’s just a shame that Rhodes, who is best known for her colourful hair, theatrical makeup and outrageous designs, won’t be seen. Take a look at the link below to see what I mean!

Zandra Rhodes


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