Kate Oakley on Blunt vs Bryant

The letter exchange between pop singer-songwriter James Blunt and the UK shadow culture minister Chris Bryant has┬ásparked a wider debate about class and the chances of making it in the businesses of culture. Kate Oakley, Professor of Cultural Policy at the University of Leeds, joins in with short a piece published in The Conversation and sends a “Note to James Blunt:┬ámaking it in the arts is easier if you come from the right background.”

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