On Gormenghast, BBC 2's lavish treatment of Mervin Peake's Gothic fantasy?

'Built on dead ritual like a coral reef, full of queer, if colourful, fish, Gormenghast will be easy prey-Gormenghast could be a metaphor for many things, including the BBC'Nancy

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