This week’s best radio: why do creative people love gambling?

Published: 14/10/2017
This week’s best radio: why do creative people love gambling?
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

A three-part Radio 4 series exploring the connection between risk and artistry opens with prolific punter Lucian Freud ‘By the time we got to the pudding, the losses amounted to £900,000.” That’s art critic Martin Gayford laconically recollecting a lunch with the painter Lucian Freud , who was having a bet at the same time. Freud liked a wager. He reckoned he could carry £16,000 cash about his per

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