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RPS Awards audience thumbs nose at new Government | reviews, news & interviews

RPS Awards audience thumbs nose at new Government

RPS Awards audience thumbs nose at new Government

Thatcher with an axe
The announcement by the Royal Philharmonic Society's keynote speaker Grayson Perry that the Queen had sent for David Cameron last night was met with audible groans from the great and the good of the classical music world at their Awards ceremony. Speaker after speaker made it perfectly clear that the Lib Dems (though almost certainly not the economically liberal, pro-nuclear, immigration-capping, Tory-serving Lib Dems that they have now woken up to) were the choice of the majority here and one after the other they pleaded that the Government ring-fence arts funding.

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