Puritans Who Kept Labour Free of Scandal
Wheen, Francis, The Evening Standard (London, England)
ONLY the hardest of hearts wouldn't feel a twinge of sympathy for Tessa Jowell today.
She looks in urgent need of a stiff whisky, a hot-water bottle and a week in bed. Her anguish has been exacerbated by the instant assumption that her marital rift was a cynical ploy engineered by Alastair Campbell. "The idea that people could set up a separation for contrived reasons - it is just not how human beings behave," says her husband, David Mills.
As the West End production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf ?
reminds us, no outsider knows what goes on inside a marriage.
What's surprising here is that even Tessa Jowell didn't know.
David Mills's …
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