Guitar Stories: Mark Knopfler

Guitar Stories: Mark Knopfler


The ex-Dire Straits frontman is joined by former bandmate John Illsley as he explores the six guitars that have had the greatest impact on his sound. They embark on a journey that takes them from Newcastle to New York via Yorkshire and London, and Mark reveals his connection with instruments made by Gibson, Fender and Hofner. The duo also meet influential figures from Knopfler's career, including blues musician Steve Phillips and guitar-builders Rudy Pensa and John Monteleone.

Cast & Crew

Contributor Mark Knopfler
Contributor John Illsley
Contributor Rudy Pensa
Contributor Steve Phillips
Contributor John Monteleone