01 July 2008

Who's the fairest of them all?

A school play in Japan was recently performed with 25 children acting as Snow White, but no dwarfs and no Wicked Witch because, according to a Times article on the new phenomenon of Japanese 'monster parents', '...after a relentless campaign of bullying, hectoring and nuisance phone calls, the monster parents had cowed the teachers into submission, forcing the school to admit to the injustice of selecting just one girl to play the title role'
Perhaps next year they should stage 101 Dalmatians?   
- Source: The Times, 7 June 2008

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