In 1985 Derek Davis takes a trip to a south-east London suburb to meet the parents of pop star Boy George.

In this clip from the programme, Jerry (Jeremiah) and Dinah O'Dowd, originally from Co. Tipperary, discuss George's childhood, the early signs of a creative artist, his style, his first job, and his successful career in the music business.

He wanted to be different right from an early age.

This episode of 'Davis at Large' was broadcast on 8 February 1985.

'Davis at Large' was a chat show hosted by Derek Davis which ran from 1984 to 1986.