I’m a regular reader of John’s sketches, and I hope to meet him at Hay one year or another. His tales of late make me cry, whether of laughing, frustration or sadness I’m not sure. Like he says, it’s the strangest times for sketch writers like himself in reporting the government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in the ‘you can’t make this up!’ vein. 

Sketch writer John Crace reflects on a surreal parliamentary session which included the daily indignities of pandemic press conferences

Source: Sketching a crisis: John Crace on the politics of coronavirus – podcast