Watch Chelsea Pensioner Arthur Currie interview David Walliams

13th December 2018

In November, best-selling author David Walliams launched his new book The Ice Monster, which includes a very special scene with a Chelsea Pensioner, to an audience of Pensioners and their grandchildren at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. 

Watch Chelsea Pensioner Arthur Currie interview David Walliams about his creative process and inspirations for the book. 

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