Naked Pilgrim on Five

 by Martin Belam, 10 August 2005

Five are currently repeating "The Naked Pilgrim: The Road to Santiago" on Tuesday evenings. Yesterday was episode two, with four more to come. It is a documentary of Brian Sewell's pilgrimage to Spain last year, and although I've only seen a couple of the episodes, it is an astonishing piece of television which I urge you to catch.

I've long been of the view that both Brian Sewell and Tom Baker should be followed by camera crews 24/7 in their final years, in order to preserve their curious late 20th century/early 21st century take on the British eccentric for future generations.

If that doesn't happen, at least you can play with the The Sewell Sampler to get a flavour of the man

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