David Hare: Truth to Power

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DAVID HARE: A journalist's eye, an artist's pen

Britain is a small island, with an elite whose members all seem to know each other. Proof, if needed, came at a recent London performance of Gethsemane, David Hare's new play about rot in British politics. The audience was silver-haired and well-heeled. On some seats lay coats by Hare's fashion-designer wife, Nicole Farhi. And sitting in the audience was Lord Levy, a prominent Labour Party fund raiser who is Jewish and made his millions in pop music. Levy is widely seen as the model for the play's Otto Fallon, a Labour Party fund raiser who is Jewish and made...

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