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English, conservative and Well Dressed, likes Jazz. [Over 30,000 followers]

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Metropolitan [1990] by Whit Stillman

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“Me the 13th Duke of Wybourne, here? In a sixth form girl’s dormitory? At three o'clock in the morning? With my reputation? What were they thinking of?”

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Worth revisiting as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [economics major] cites “famed economist Milton Keynes.”

The wonderful ‘Yes Minister’

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The History Boys by Alan Bennett 

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“People are sick and tired of being called racist. If you voted for Brexit, you’re racist. If you voted for Boris, you’re racist. If you criticise Meghan, you’re racist. If you want action on grooming gangs, you’re racist. It’s so tiring and insulting” 

Brendan O’Neill

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“Our [actors] carbon footprint is huge but we make up for it by preaching to everyone else!" 

Laurence Fox on Question Time

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Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald, Moonlight In Vermont [1958]  

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“If you consider only utility, the things you build will soon be useless”

Sir Roger Scruton

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“I haven’t got much time for the Irish or the Welsh, and the Scots are worse than the Koreans.”

Whatever happened to the Likely Lads?

First broadcast 9th January 1973

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At home with the Thunbergs 

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Spitfires, 417 Squadron. April 1943, Tunisia.

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Nora: They say you were shot in the tabloids. 

Nick: They never got near my tabloids. 

The Thin Man [1934] directed by W. S. Van Dyke and based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett 

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White Christmas [1954] starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen, directed by Michael Curtiz and featuring the songs of Irving Berlin

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Free speech is dying…and YOU are letting it happen

Peter Hitchens  

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“The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it’s considered to be your style.”

Fred Astaire

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James Stewart, Harvey [1950] directed by Henry Koster

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The left will spend your tax dollars on free health care for illegals 

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MCMXIV by Philip Larkin.

Never such innocence,
Never before or since,
As changed itself to past
Without a word–the men
Leaving the gardens tidy,
The thousands of marriages,
Lasting a little while longer:
Never such innocence again.

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“Resist it while you still can…the barbarian never take the city until someone holds the gates open for them and it’s your own preachers and multicultural authorities who’ll do it for you…”

Christopher Hitchens

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