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‘Disraeli had the wit of a hairdresser’: Anthony Trollope.
Benjamin Disraeli was an outsider who broke the mould in British politics, being of Jewish stock, hadn’t attended university, and significantly introduced adversarial politics, mainly because of his hatred of Gladstone, at a time when the Liberals and Conservatives were becoming distinct parties.(1) 464 more words
There’s nothing to fear in Bear & Co’s new production, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, except for maybe some sore legs. Playing at the Gladstone this month, Edward Albee’s classic text, under the helm of local director Ian Farthing, clocks in at a solid two hours and fifty minutes (that’s including two fifteen minute intermissions). 674 more words