in Leader

Brian Sewell (1931-2015)

It isn’t

404 Not Found

my intention to repeat the tediously familiar stories peddled by obituarists relating controversies which Brian’s inclination to mischief and provocation helped encourage. Instead I want
to address two issues unconsidered elsewhere: his astonishing generosity and 404 Not Found the disgraceful but typical hypocrisy of the BBC towards him. Brian was a working man. He called himself ‘working class’, a description some […]