Delightfully acerbic she was, but her more forthright reviews shouldn't be forgotten
As family, friends and fans of the late Clarissa Dickson Wright mourn her death, memories of her on-screen work as a TV chef and off-screen endeavours as a political activist are remembered.
Clarissa Dickson Wright died at a hospital in Edinburgh having been ill for a while
But, like the current mayor of London, Boris Johnson, Dickson-Wright’s effervescent persona and comically posh accent distracted from her more controversial moments. “Loved dearly by her friends and many fans all over the world, Clarissa was utterly non-PC and fought for what she believed in, always, with no thought to her own personal cost,” read a statement announcing her death.
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