Snippets and Wise Words Out of Context

Snippets and Wise Words Out of Context

Owen Sheers on what happened in the Port Talbot Passion last year when ‘the teacher’ moved to the site of crucifiction, and Sheers wondered whether this is true of some of the continuing political upheavals. ‘There’s always a moment when the audience becomes the mob; the air changes from celebration to tragedy.’

Joan Bakewell, ‘I find I’ve got quite a lot of attitude!’

And ‘attachment is good, wariness is wise.’

Talking of the process by which our childhood dreams become fettered as we grow into adulthood she said, ‘our expectations become shaped by possibility and you have to expand the possibility until it breaks.’