Martin Kettle says how relevant Das Rheingold is to the current political turmoil (Das Rheingold review, 30 June). Perhaps the fact that the Ring cycle has been running in the provinces since April and has had to wait until now for a review also shows how out of touch London is with the rest of the country.
• Am I alone in noticing the irony that the average UK resident is likely to have a good understanding and appreciation of the EU by the time we ultimately leave it?
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• Forget “A week’s a long time in politics”. A day’s long enough at the moment.
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