Review: The Electrifying Mr Johnston – The Studio, Edinburgh

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First published in The Times, Tuesday February 19 2019

Three Stars

Tom Johnston is not exactly a household name — maybe not even in the households of aficionados of Scottish politics. A minister in Ramsay MacDonald’s coalition government of 1929-1935, and initially associated with the radical left-wing of the Labour Party, Johnston would go on to serve as secretary of state for Scotland in Winston Churchill’s wartime cabinet.

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