Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Twitter Ye Not - Profumo


Twitter Ye Not - Profumo

A regular piece for a certain national newspaper about how figures in history might have twittered or tweeted or whatever, had they the chance, inclination and technology.

On the 5th June 1963, John Profumo resigned as Secretary of State for War, admitting he lied to Parliament about his relationship with call girl Christine Keeler.

I have shown Ms Keeler in the naked pose on a back-turned chair made famous by photographer Lewis Morley. Across from her is the crestfallen John Profumo, with the portcullis of the Houses of Commons above his head. Between them is what is known affectionately as Eros, at Piccadilly Circus, the heart of swinging London in the 1960s.

2 comments:

marlyat2 said...

Paul, what a delicious blog! I shall have to send my daughter (the constantly drawing and writing film nut) over pronto.

marlyat2 said...

p. s. Just watched one of Nick's animations and liked very much and will watch more--I wanted to see a sample while you were in Aberystwyth, but now I am satisfied!