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Surely if the usual fawners are on form we'll need longer than that to get smashed off our skulls?
Throughout the first haft, Shakespeare's insincere, power-hungry friends and fawners are reimagined as immediately recognizable, sharply dressed hangers on, poshboy tycoons and business types.
The monarchist fawners use the same feeble argument always to continue playing "monarchs and vassals" - the rogue president, as if in the whole of Britain there is no decent man or woman to take on the role.