Theatre reviews: Hector | A Word with Dr. Johnson, Brunton Theatre

Steven Duffy plays Sir Hector MacDonald. Picture: ContributedSteven Duffy plays Sir Hector MacDonald. Picture: Contributed
Steven Duffy plays Sir Hector MacDonald. Picture: Contributed
THE BRITISH Empire always prided itself on its ability to absorb into its ruling class the occasional talented individual from a humble background; its problem, then as now, was that it also tended to tolerate a great deal of bigotry and mediocrity from those born to rule.