09 May 1998 Interview: Hugh Cornwell, The Independent Down in the Sewer Posted on May 9, 1998 by Rattus RattusDecember 17, 2014 Interview: Something never changed independent.co.uk ""London audiences can be a bit cooI," he admits next day, "a bit subdued. And I can get a little cantankerous about that. It's one of my weaknesses. If I have to intimidate an audience to get a reaction, then I will."" .