The Tiger Who Came to Tea, review: even Robbie Williams can't dent this beloved classic

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Delightful: Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came to Tea was adapted for Channel 4
Delightful: Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came to Tea was adapted for Channel 4 Credit: Lupus Films

My favourite theory about The Tiger Who Came to Tea – the tale of a girl and her mother being visited by a hungry feline – is courtesy of Mumsnet, a website for parents. There wasn’t really a tiger at all; it was just a story made up by Sophie’s mummy to hide the fact that she’d spent all day getting sloshed instead of tidying the house or cooking her husband’s supper.

That’s not the only theory about Judith Kerr’s beloved classic三级成人视频. Some have looked to Kerr’s own childhood – her Jewish family fled Germany in 1933 – and claimed that the tiger represents the Nazis. Emily Maitlis, on Newsnight, asked Kerr if the story was an allegory for the 1960s sexual revolution “where normal mores and suburban...

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