Letter: A miner's lot
Monday 21 June 1999
I am a white, middle-class, middle-aged female who, to misquote Oscar Wilde, has "never seen a mine", and I find this comparison offensive. I think it unlikely, that as director of the National, Mr Nunn will ever be in danger from catching emphysema or being suffocated and crushed to death by falling rocks in a mine-shaft accident. He is of course likely to suffer the pain and agony of being photographed in soft focus with his beautiful actress wife at his side by the world's foremost photographers.
New Malden, Surrey
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