Looks Familiar

Although "Grantchester," which is set in the 1950s, has the historical accuracy of a school textbook produced by the North Korean Ministry of Propaganda, the fact that the bishop is portrayed as a compassionless bastard and the two nastiest and most bigoted characters (the archdeacon and the new curate) are both Nigerian shows that the writers have an excellent knowledge of the Anglican Communion of today. If viewed as a metaphor, the programme which, at first, appears to be complete twaddle, makes perfect sense.


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