Fake History is as bad as Fake News

I have written previously about my concern that history is being misrepresented in popular media, first in Is Racism in Historical Dramas being quietly Erased? and then in Why Race in a Historical Context is Important. The arrival of Bridgerton on Netflix has not put my mind at ease. The television series departs from the novels by … Continue reading Fake History is as bad as Fake News

BBC Cymru’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, adapted by Russell T Davies.

It is not often that televised adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays cause an outcry, but this one certainly did. I can see why, having watched it myself recently, but it seems to me to be tale with two sides. I am not a Shakespeare purist but I do believe that it is best not to stray … Continue reading BBC Cymru’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, adapted by Russell T Davies.