Television: Past and present
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 @ 00:00
“A LOCAL church for local people”. This adaptation of The League of Gentlemen’s mission statement provides as good a justification for the Church of England as anything else — but what exactly is this locality in which we are supposed to be rooted, and who comprises its community? Michael Wood’s Story of England (BBC4, Wednesdays) is a new series that examines the past in such a way as to throw significant illumination on the present.
He has chosen the village of ...
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