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Jonathan Meades

Jonathan Meades

 is a writer, film-maker and artist. His latest documentary, Benbuilding – Mussolini, Monuments, Modernism and Marble, will be shown on BBC4 on May 28th

The oddest of oddballs

From the side, it looked like a rocker with a mullet. From behind, like a dog squatting. Decades after its demise, the Jowett Javelin still intrigues Jonathan Meades