Artistic Licence: Titanic torrent of kitsch

With the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's maiden voyage looming, you can't move for arts activities related to it these days.

31st March, 2012
Artistic Licence: Titanic torrent of kitsch
'Julian Fellowes' ITV Titanic drama, which has already been rebranded brilliantly on Twitter as 'Drownton Abbey' -- has been presold in 86 countries'.

Books, plays, gigs, films, tourist centres: with the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's maiden voyage looming, you can't move for arts activities related to it these days.

In recent times, Belfast, the city that once strove in shame to forget its troubled history as the creator of the world's most extravagant coffin has changed tack dramatically. Having opened on Saturday, visitors both local and international are expected to flock to see the €116 million tourist...

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