David Barclay loses libel case against obscure French playwright

Billionaire sued over play about two wealthy Britons who live in a castle in the Channel IslandsThe reclusive billionaire owner of the Daily Telegraph and the Ritz hotel has been ordered to pay damages to an obscure French playwright who wrote a play that satirised the lives of him and his twin brother.Sir David Barclay unsuccessfully sued Hédi Tillette de Clermont-Tonnerre for defamation and invasion of privacy after the French author wrote a work entitled Two Brothers and the Lions, about the lives of two Britons “who become cold, selfish monsters in the heart of our democratic societies”. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-03 13:42:44 UTC ]
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