The Miner's Strike 1984
The 1984 Miner's Strike was a pivotal
moment in BBB's history. Many that would have entered left wing politics
realised that that particular game was up and, instead, joined us here
at BBB. Some say infiltrated. We do not approve of this phrase as it
Miner's Strike was sparked off by Thatcher's desire to break the unions.
This must be true as it is depicted in a BBB play about this subject.
Any other so-called facts are, in fact, fiction. All of your
journalistic work and appearances must go towards reflecting this fact
(not the fact that the fact is fiction and the fiction is fact, but the
facts themselves (albeit fictionalised))
2. It is important to consider that not
all miners were supporters of Arthur Scargill. Your work should continue
to idolise the miners themselves but to make only the briefest mention
of Scargill himself. We hope to rehibilitate Scargill at some time in
the future as we have done with Tony Benn, Bill Clinton and Fidel
Castro. He is still a way down the rehab list, behind George Galloway
and the Animal Rights Movement.
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