All posts tagged working class

Review of Caitlin Moran’s ‘How to Build a Girl’

Set in the midst of Thatcher’s England, Caitlin Moran’s How to Build a Girlfollows the development of Johanna Morrigan – a fat, horny girl living on a council estate – […]

This House at the Garrick Theatre: Review

James Graham’s semi-nostalgic dramatisation of an already dramatic era in British political history makes its West End debut, whipping up a plot bursting with swift and hearty cynicism that cuts […]

Christmas Theatre Picks

Christmas always makes me think of the theatre. A family outing to see the local pantomime or younger siblings’ school nativity is usually on the cards. But what about London? […]

The Appropriation of East London’s Working Class: The Capital’s Young Elites as Cause, Victim and Solution

Cultural appropriation makes victims of the vulnerable. It is the middle class that benefit, particularly in the case of gentrification. The wealthy and educated elite of London wishes to select […]

Politista – Clash of Cultural Civilisations

You don’t need me to tell you that being poor is a burden. Specifically on your financially stable friends, who once so comfortable in the cocoon of their own relative […]