In this controversial play, Son of Man, Jesus is portrayed as a hearty, fiery, well-meaning carpenter who believes that people should try to love their enemies rather than fight all the time, but who is afraid of the consequences of his ministry. It was broadcast by the BBC in 1969 starring Colin Blakely as Jesus, … Continue reading Son of Man by Dennis Potter
In this year’s Edinburgh Festival’s Fringe Comedy Joke Contest, this joke came fourth. “You know you are working class in modern Britain if your TV set is bigger than your bookcase.” Well, I smiled lightly and then it struck me that this was not a just a joke but actual reality. Not long ago I … Continue reading TV or not TV?