Geoff Travis & Jeanette Lee

Geoff Travis & Jeanette Lee

Geoff Travis opened the Rough Trade record shop in Ladbroke Grove, west London, in 1976 and established the independent label of the same name three years later. The label's distribution arm went bankrupt in 1991 and the label folded, only to be relaunched in 1999. Its acts have included The Smiths, The Fall, the Strokes and Arcade Fire. Travis lives in Ladbroke Grove.

Jeannette Lee worked in the punk boutique Acme Attractions in the 1970s. She was a member and manager of punk band Public Image Ltd before joining Rough Trade, and has managed artists including Jarvis Cocker.