A picture of Pink Floyd band member Roger Waters is displayed next to an ancient portrait. Picture: Peter Simpson

Pink Floyd in Pompeii: band’s 1971 Italian trip explored in exhibition

Psychedelic rockers’ performance at the preserved Roman city recalled in showcase of photos and memorabilia – and music

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A picture of Pink Floyd band member Roger Waters is displayed next to an ancient portrait. Picture: Peter Simpson
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.