The nonces at the beeb are in damage control, up the ante peeps.
The image below show’s the sculpture ‘Prospero & Ariel’ from Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’, created in 1932 by Arthur Eric Rowton Gill. ‘Prospero & Ariel’ was designed, sculpted for, and stands above the main entrance of the BBC’s office and studios in Portland Place and Langham Place, London.
A deeply religious man, largely following the Roman Catholic faith, his beliefs and practices were by no means orthodox.His personal diaries describe his sexual activity in great detail including the fact that Gill sexually abused his own children, had an incestuous relationship with his sister and performed sexual acts on his dog. This aspect of Gill’s life was little known until publication of the 1989 biography by Fiona MacCarthy. The earlier biography by Robert Speaight mentioned none of it.
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