A Life Lived / 12: Alexander McQueen

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Alexander McQueen was one of the most striking, controversial and talented designers of his generation. 
But how did a taxi driver's son from Lewisham become a four-time 'British Designer of the Year' and attract the following of stars from Lady Gaga to Kate Moss. Join Stephanie Okupniak and authors Andrew Wilson and Dana Thomas to hear the story of the boy who swapped life in a council house for life in the biggest fashion houses in the world.