Peterson became one of the top models of the period, working with photographers such as Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin and designers Karl Lagerfeld, Yves Saint Laurent and Kenzo. Her face appeared on the covers of Vogue, Elle and Marie Claire.
In Catwalk Confidential, she tells how, as a 16-year-old fresh from Miami, she got caught up in the world of high fashion amidst the boulevards of Paris in the early 1970s. The show transfers direct from the Edinburgh Fringe, where it made its UK premiere last month (See News, 13 Aug 2009).
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For 1st Night Photos, our Whatsonstage.com photographer Dan Wooller was at the Arts Theatre, where an eclectic range of first night guest included Edward Hall and his wife Issy Van Randwyck, TV presenters Ingrid Tarrant and Penny Smith, Strictly Come Dancing stars Mark Foster and Lisa Snowdon, comedy actress Fenella Fielding and Kirsten Cooke and Vicki Michelle, stars of legendary sitcom 'Allo 'Allo.
Catwalk Confidential originally premiered at the Sidewalk Theatre in Los Angeles, where it played to full, star-studded houses. The production is designed by Tim Crowdy, with lighting by Alistair Grant and sound by Clement Rawling. It’s produced in London by Barbara Broccoli for Eon Productions and Michael Rose Ltd, the team who brought Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to the stage. Their next project together is the Broadway production of A Steady Rain, a new play starring Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman.
Catwalk Confidential continues at the Arts Theatre until 3 October.