Friday, 14 December 2018

Television: Why is politically correct British TV drama so terrible?

In my favourite episode of the BBC comedy series I’m Alan Partridge the lead character finding himself alone in his..

By Philip Patrick


Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Stephen Fry's unfunny Brexit film convinced me I was right to vote to leave

Remember when Stephen Fry was funny? I can, though it’s getting harder with every passing year. In the late 1980s..

By Philip Patrick


Friday, 30 November 2018

I’m a Japanese emperor get me out of here!

Seismic is not a word to be used carelessly about events in Japan, but you would think the abdication of..

By Philip Patrick


Tuesday, 1 August 2017

The Japanese have more affection for the EU than we would like to think

You would think that the Brexit phenomenon would resonate in Japan. Our two countries and peoples have so much in..

By Philip Patrick