Mike Leigh OBE FRSL (born 20 February 1943) is an English writer and director of film and theatre. He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) before honing his directing skills at East 15 Acting School and further at the Camberwell School of Art, the Central School of Art and Design and London Film School. He began as a theatre director and playwright in the mid-1960s. (Wikipedia)
Truth be told these people would be miserable no matter what class they were in and like a trapped guest I was looking to leave Abigail’s Party as soon as I could.