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When Dr Johnson went to Tahrir Square

Plus: why do I find Fi Glover's Shared Experience series so depressing?

30 May 2015

9:00 AM

30 May 2015

9:00 AM

Goodness knows what the Great Cham would have made of Radio 4 airing an adapted version of his philosophical fable, Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, on Sunday afternoon. Perhaps he would be surprised to see it done at all: the works of Dr Johnson are hardly fashionable these days and Rasselas is probably little known to most people, let alone read for pleasure.

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