Matt Forde: Dishonourable Member
- Brian Donaldson
- 23 August 2011
This article is from 2011.
Ill-judged hagiography of Tony Blair and Brian Clough
Entitled Dishonourable Member, you might expect this hour to be a coruscating bite at British politics. But Forde’s show turns out to be a protracted love letter to Tony Blair. The sequence about two awkward encounters with his childhood hero Brian Clough works well, but it’s all lost in the dust of ill-judged hagiography.
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