Monday 18 June 2018

Ian O'Doherty: Forget the gender pay gap - it's the class divide that should worry us all

Class act: Christopher Eccleston says he would not have made it as an actor if today’s middle-class domination of the profession prevailed when he started out
Class act: Christopher Eccleston says he would not have made it as an actor if today’s middle-class domination of the profession prevailed when he started out
Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

Sometimes it's hard to be a woman - apparently.

I say 'apparently' because I was brought up by women. Both my nanas came from a generation that could still remember the aftershocks of World War II and the impact it had on this country.

As I grew older and closer to this pair of tough old birds, I began to learn some respect and a sense of awe for the two of them and what they went through.

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