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The Shadow Cabinet, yesterday (SATIRE)MASSIVE OVERDOSE of Anthony Trollope historama, with six novels chopped into 26 meandering, mirthless episodes. Family in question conveniently happened to be present at all crucial turning points of Victorian England, all of which conveniently took place indoors. Much dramatic throwing open of French windows by SUSAN “ANDROMEDA BREAKTHROUGH” HAMPSHIRE, PHILIP “WILLY IZZARD” LATHAM, ANNA “SCEPTRED ISLE” MASSEY, DEREK “I” JACOBI, PENELOPE “STRESS” KEITH, ANTHONY “MASTER” AINLEY, PETER “CLEGG” SALLIS, “JUNE “JOOOOONE” WHITFIELD, JEREMY “…SCHOOL” IRONS and three score and ten more.

3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. sheila

    November 23, 2013 at 2:15 pm

    I loved this Drama while growing up, it nurtured my love of history.Susan Hampshire was good , she should have run off with Bergo instead if marrying Plantagenet. Run this again please!!

  2. Richard16378

    November 26, 2013 at 3:51 pm

    Yet another good programme to play “Been In Dr Who” with if you have some TV buff friends round.

  3. Michael Baxter

    December 17, 2014 at 4:50 am

    This was a great series and not a bit meandering.

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