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In the Independent of Sunday, Kate Youde has written an article about the return of political theatre. She interviewed me last week and there’s a quote from me in there, suggesting that we’ve seen the return of political farce because politics is a bit more farcical. I am quite surprised that she used anything from me since I got the impression that she was rather irritated by my comments. I tried to develop the line that the politics of theatre are not just about content but crucially about form. She didn’t seem to buy it and I thought she treated this as academic obfuscation; certainly, no trace of this makes its way into the article. But it’s an interesting piece, which certainly does observe a bulge in political content.