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Question over Grantham's Isaac Newton statue as actor John Cleese weighs in on statue debate

Actor John Cleese has responded to the recent controversy regarding statues - placing a question mark over the Isaac Newton statue in Grantham.

The Monty Python star has weighed in on the issue, as statues of controversial figures such as Edward Colston were toppled in the UK.

The 80-year-old called the situation "rather complicated", bringing up celebrated scientist and son of Grantham Isaac Newton's ties to the slave trade.

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