Lloyd Evans Lloyd Evans

A World Elsewhere hints it’s about Bill Clinton. But it’s about Al Gore

Plus: Even as a five-year-old, I had more imaginative power than the likes of Hunter S. Thompson

A World Elsewhere by Alan Franks [Getty Images/Shutterstock/iStock/Alamy]

Why, oh why, the producers ask, are the national press so reluctant to cover the London fringe? The snag is that a national paper has to justify a report about a play produced in a Deptford yoga studio, or in a Wandsworth priest hole, to readers living in Liskeard, Inverness, Great Yarmouth and Carlisle.

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