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Dirty Dicks in the city.

Crows Nest's last shoot of the week is with Wire comrades Wire Fabrizio Clemenza and Ian Marsh.

Fabrizio Clemenza whose vocals feature on track 5 of Graham Lewis’s 2014 album ‘All Over’.  He captured this photo of the Pink Flag Guitar Orchestra in 2014, the year of the album's release.

During the early 19th century, Dirty Dick's was called The Old Jerusalem, but the then owner, William Barker, renamed the pub after an infamous resident who had owned a warehouse around the corner from the pub.

The original Dirty Dick, whose actual name was Richard Bentley, or some say Nathanial Bentley, was a prosperous city merchant living in the middle of the 18th century.

Bentley, who owned a hardware shop and warehouse, had been quite the dandy in his youth, but following the death of his fiancée, in his broken-hearted anguish, he reportedly refused to clean anything, including himself. Such was the legend of the now Dirty Dick, that he is said to be the inspiration for Miss Havisham in Charles Dickens' ‘Great Expectations’ as Dickens’ himself is said to have frequented the pub.

We thought it would be the perfect location to conduct our final interview of the week, a double-header, for People In A Film, the eagerly anticipated documentary about art rock band Wire.