The BBC recently aired a second Victorian lesbian drama based on a novel by one of my favorite writers, Sarah Waters. The BBC made one of the best lesbian movies, ever, in its adaptation of Jeanette Winterson’s “Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit”. The BBC is opening its archives to the world.
England is a tiny nation. A tiny little island nation. The US is very very big and we have lots of money and lots of people and very expensive bridges in Alaska and very expensive unnecessary wars in Iraq. So why can’t we have a BBC? I’ll trade PBS and NPR for the BBC.