Thursday, December 06, 2012

Thursday extracts: Yorkshire politics


Religion, when we were kids, was all about control. It was about the ruling classes being hand-in-glove with the church to keep ordinary, hard-working people terrified of having a mind of their own.

Sally Wainwright
Last Tango in Halifax
(BBC drama. Delivered by the character Alan, played by Derek Jacobi.)


snafu said...

Oi! No spoilers, we have not started to watch that one yet. 'The rich man in his castle, the poor man at his gate…' all just part of God's ineffable plan huh?

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Anne .. I haven't been watching this .. but like the quote.

Also Snafu's comment ..

Cheers Hilary