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Going that extra mile

The striking American screenwriters will be delighted to hear that the TUC is doing its bit in support:

"TUC General Secretary Brendan Barber and Deputy General Secretary Frances O'Grady will join members of the Writers Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) in a demonstration on the steps of Congress House at 12noon".

And the address of the TUC? Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS.

If the cameras do not turn up, I think Brendan and Frances will look very, very silly. How does one demonstrate when the object of one's demonstration is not there to be demonstrated against?

Not sure I can afford to take the time off, but if anyone else is free to record the proceedings....

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Anonymous passe partout said... 12:40 pm

Whilst we're on topics cinematic, I know little of Philip Pullman's work or views, but I notice that the evil blonde villainess in The Golden Compass is called Mrs Coulter. Is this, I wonder, in any way significant?  



Blogger Croydonian said... 12:46 pm

That Pullman is not keen on religion etc is well known, but the nearest I can get to pinning him down as an out lefty is that he writes for The Guardian from time to time.  



Anonymous grumpy granny said... 1:56 pm

The only thing these people seem to be able to demonstrate is crass stupidity. I can't understand why people continue to pay their wages.  



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