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Artist or CreatorDave Brown
Title or CaptionThe Recovering Parrot Sketch
Extent1 item
Published byThe Independent
Date27 Oct 2012
Embedded text or transcriptThere ... see. it moved! .... Lovely plumage the Economy Blue
after Jacob Jordaens
Person DepictedOsborne; George (1971-)
Implied textArt: Portrait of a Lady by Jacob Jordaens
Television programmes: Monty Python's Flying Circus; the "Dead Parrot Sketch", also known as the "Pet Shop Sketch" or "Parrot Sketch", 1969.
NotesNews: "George Osborne was - wisely - far from triumphalist yesterday. Given that official figures showed Britain's lacklustre economy bouncing back from recession with the fastest quarterly growth rate for five years, the temptation to talk about "green shoots" of recovery must have been strong. Instead, the Chancellor restricted himself to the more measured reflection that the economy is "healing" and "on the right track". ... " Comment, The Independent
SubjectsChancellor of the Exchequer
SeriesRogues' Gallery
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