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Left-wing blimps, act II

By Mary Fitzgerald  

Michael Billington’s latest meditations on the Guardian arts blog merely underlines the case John Elsom made in this issue about British theatre’s left-wing blimps. Would Billington’s ‘concern’ for the future quality David Mamet’s work, after the dramatist’s self-declared swing to the right, have been quite so overwhelming if Mamet had instead confessed to joining the Socialist Worker’s Party?

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