Sept. 3, 2021

Code Purple: Costumes & Cavorting with Prince

Code Purple: Costumes & Cavorting with Prince

In this episode, Lucy and Ben are joined by author Casci Ritchie to talk about the life and wardrobe of one of the greatest artists of all time: Prince. Reflecting on gender, race and the role of costume in the performance of Prince’s complex and...


In this episode, Lucy and Ben are joined by author Casci Ritchie to talk about the life and wardrobe of one of the greatest artists of all time: Prince. Reflecting on gender, race and the role of costume in the performance of Prince’s complex and ever-evolving identities, we talk about leggings, chest hair, that Super Bowl, and––of course––the colour purple.

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