BBC broadcaster, Poet Laureate, architectural enthusiast, Sir John Betjeman was a man of many talents and interests. He was also one of the BBC’s most cherished TV personalities.
Betjeman today is remembered for his wry and honest commentary. He has even been immortalised with a statue in St. Pancras Station in London, as a testament to his influence and the love the country has for him. But why does he deserve to be labelled a national treasure?