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Tate Britain's Great Art Walks

Critics Choice - Tuesday 17th April 9pm, Sky Arts

Tate Britain's Great Art Walks

The art historian Gus Casely-Hayford takes Billy Connolly on a stroll around Cookham, the beloved home of the artist Stanley Spencer, who used the Berkshire village as his own Jerusalem to portray crucifixion and resurrection using friends and locals. “I draw, after a fashion,” Connolly tells his guide, modestly. “I make shapes and I get away with murder because I’m famous.” 


First published in The Sunday Times - 15th April 2018