Monday, April 27, 2015

David Cameron and the Flashman factor

Anoosh Chakelian is not impressed by the new, pumped-up David Cameron:
As soon as he starts ranting and turning scarlet, viewers are reminded not of a slick, safe statesman, but of a bully on the rampage. A tyrannical lord of the manor who’s been awoken from his slumber by an improperly-timed dinner gong.
I was blogging about David Cameron as Flashman back in 2009, and judging by that post Michael White had made the connection before that.

So let us see Flashman in action in the 1971 BBC adaptation of Tom Brown's Schooldays...

No comments: