I’m in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
I met this chap near the station yesterday.
This is Charles Grey, the second Earl Grey, author of the 1832 Great Reform Act.
The statue is by Edward Hodges Bailey who was also responsible for a statue in Trafalgar Square London.
The plinth carries this wording:
A rather fine Rolex adorns the corner of Grey Street:
And this is the music shop where Mark Knopfler bought his first guitar: