The Night Manager

Wednesday 30th March 2016

Novelist John le Carré
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Text of the day: “Secrecy is the curse of our British system. I shall not encourage my master or any other Minister of the Crown to hide behind its skirts. They do quite enough of that as it is.” (John le Carré’s The Night Manager)

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  • Kerry Hood commented

    on Wednesday 30th March 2016 at 10:09 am

    Another "curse of our British system" might arguably be the Oxbridge school of casting-to-type as seen in the TV adaptation: Hiddleston, Laurie, Hollander, Colman. All excellent actors (especially Hollander's scene-pilfering Corky) but as a package all safely delivered to the US backers.

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