Countess of Wessex. In the Rain. There’s definitely a KingsleyAmis type novel&an Carmichael-ish film to be made about #richardIII‘s funeral.
@greg_jenner Indeed. If he were watching this bizarre event & coverage I suspect he’d be feeling very Olivier-#RichardIII by now.
“Actually I didn’t play him contorted. I played him as a standup comic.” Robert Lindsay channelling #richardIII most excellently on C4.
Benedict Cumberbatch is essentially the monolith from 2001. Present in some genetic form at every major event in human history. #richardIII
Protocol thoughts? MT @CllrJamesDawson You would think that #RichardIII would have had his standard draped over his coffin. he was the King