With effortless charm, a rapier wit and a champagne flute in his hand Noel Coward was a quintessentially English figure. Here theatre director Matthew Townsend explores the woman behind the man, his brush with the Nazis and the impressive legacy he left
It seems to me that certain Brexit supporters presume that they have first dibs on patriotism: an automatic unchallenged monopoly when it comes to being proud to be British; to feeling, as the dictionary definition has it, “vigorous support for one’s country”?
Looking at this tweet which just went out the other day, I was reminded of that undoubtedly hot night just this past August in Mississippi, when Nigel Farage strode out on to the stage of a Donald Trump rally.
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