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Quitting While You’re A Head

James Cary, the writer of innumerable BBC radio productions – including the smashing good Hut 33, about assorted goings-on at Bletchley Park in 1941 – wrote an interesting piece the other day about the “curiously British” tendency to quit an endeavour (in this case, sitcoms) at your, or its, peak, using an assortment of TV and radio programmes to illustrate the point.

He implies rather strongly that it’s just a cultural difference between creative types on opposing sides of the big salty wet thingy east of Canada, but I suspect that’s not quite the whole story.
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