Cartoonist Scarfe and his 'Monsters'

Gerald Scarfe's distinctive style of political satire has graced the pages of national newspapers and magazines for five decades.

His vivid and often cruel caricatures lampoon political ambition, scandal and disaster.

With a new book of his best work just published, Gerald Scarfe spoke to Radio 4's Front Row about his inspiration - and his personal feelings towards the men and women who feature in his drawings.

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