Sunday 19 November 2017

Forget the politicians, it's mob rule that is really terrifying

Making alt-history: Sam Riley who plays Detective Douglas Archer in SS-GB
Making alt-history: Sam Riley who plays Detective Douglas Archer in SS-GB
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

SS-GB has been the most eagerly awaited new drama of the year. Well, certainly the most eagerly awaited from my perspective.

I first read Len Deighton's speculative pot-boiler, which posits the now almost routine idea of the Nazis winning the war, back in the early 1980s.

Still only a kid, but like most kids my age with a ravenous fascination for the war, the book was a revelation.

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