The Maid Of Grantham? Give us a break!!!!


Sunday Times Cover

The cover of today’s Sunday Times Margaret Thatcher Commemorative Magazine.

Even if this is meant ironically, and I’m not sure it is, it demonstrates the insane valorising of Thatcher that almost all of our media are involved in.

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About I Am Not A Number

I Am Not A Number is written by Chris Jury. For 30 years Chris Jury was a TV actor, director and writer best known for playing Eric Catchpole in over 60 episodes of the BBC’s antique classic, Lovejoy, and for directing over 50 episodes of Eastenders. In 2008 he was appointed as the Senior Lecturer in Recorded Media in the School Of Music & Performing Arts at Bath Spa University. He currently presents, Agitpop, a pop & politics radio discussion programme on North Cotswold Community Radio http://www.agitpopradio.org.uk He is currently the Communications Officer for UCU at Bath Spa University and a UCU SW Regional Rep at SWTUC.
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2 Responses to The Maid Of Grantham? Give us a break!!!!

  1. Chris Gresham says:

    What a truly awful image. The “Sainted Halo” is particularly stomach churning!

  2. Oh you think you’ve got it bad. Haven’t you noticed that over here across the pond Obama has been nauseatingly “valorized” for the past 5 years! You Brits have got it easy.

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