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Garbled History: George and the Dragon at the National
As has been discussed elsewhere , Rory Mullarkey's George And The Dragon is a play which forces you to think about the playwright's intention and meaning. Act One and Two are set in medieval and industrial England. In both, the English are an essentially go...
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Is This Actual Nationalist Propaganda? George and the Dragon at the National
Is it an interrogation of nationalism? Or is it just actual, racist, antisemitic, nationalist myth making? I think all the  clumsy, thoughtless metaphors a dd up to something closer to the latter.  George and the Dragon  is a three-act play in which Mullark...
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Rory Mullarkey Sneers and Grumbles In George and The Dragon
I can't believe it. I stare, open-mouthed, at my phone screen in the lobby of the National Theatre. Rory Mullarkey - writer of the play I've just watched - is just THIRTY years old. No. That's impossible.  I don't mean because he's so good - although some o...
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Support the Coalition
Supporting the Coalition is fine. If you're planning to vote Tory, Lib-Dem, UKIP or not vote on Thursday, you're supporting the Coalition. That's fine - as long as you do it because you really hate the welfare state. If you support the coalition because you...
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Sorry, But Bodyshamers Are Insecure
I'm really sorry to state the obvious, and to delve into the atrocious depths of pseudo-psychological wankerism. But the people are Protein World are desperately insecure. Like most defenders of the pro-sexism campaign., those at Protein World make a massiv...
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Cameron Is A Really Horrible Boyfriend, Who Ruins Your Self-Esteem So You Never Leave Him
Cameron's Coup: Depressing Expectations David Cameron is like the world's most horrible boyfriend. He never does anything for you, and he doesn't even pretend to be a nice boyfriend. He just tells you "you'll never get anyone better". That's why Cameron has...
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Have to challenge discourse
Simon Jenkins has a strange  opinion : "Only fools criticise (or praise) politicians for what they say. It is what they do that counts." Polly Toynbee has a similar opinion on Ed Miliband. He might  say  he’s going to continue austerity, but he isn’t  reall...
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6 Things The Papers Don't Tell You
1. Immigration brings money into the UK Nigel says benefit tourists are coming over here, using our "international health service". The Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration have tested this idea , through research of the facts (an interesting way o...
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1. Scottish people have the same political rights as English people – and slightly more than animals! Despite what you might hear, Scottish people have exactly the same political rights as other people - and even more rights than most breeds of cow! If Scot...
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