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Sgt Pepper revisited: who is missing from the new take on the album cover? | Open thread

Pop artist Peter Blake has marked his 80th birthday by reworking his 1967 Beatles cover – tell us who you would have included

Pop art veteran Peter Blake has recreated his iconic collage for the cover of the Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band to celebrate his 80th birthday. There are some controversial changes: 45 years ago it was Oscar Wilde in the fourth row, this time it's Tracy Emin. The artist and illustrator, who won a Grammy for his artwork in 1967, has added a host of contemporary cultural figures he admires, including Amy Winehouse, JK Rowling, Noel Gallagher and Vivienne Westwood.

Which national treasures are missing from Blake's new collage? And if the artwork had to represent "the best of Britain", which cut-outs would you remove from the picture?


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