By Claire Gordon • 12 January 2022 • 21:14
A protester has scaled the front of the Grade II listed BBC Broadcasting House in Portland Place and is currently attacking the ‘Prospero and Ariel’ statue created by the known paedophile, Eric Gill. Photos show the protester, wearing a Reservoir Dogs t-shirt, hammering away at the statue, removing large parts of stone from it while police say they continue to try and engage with him.
Campaigners have long asked for the statue to be removed after Gill’s diaries were released and it was revealed that he sexually abused his two eldest daughters, his sisters and his dog.
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