“Like Wizards Without Magic”: ‘Chums’ Series About Boris Johnson’s University Days Will Feature Dafydd Jones’ Revealing Photographs

kissAn upcoming TV series about the Prime Minister’s Oxford University days boris johnsonReady to be illuminated by never-before-seen images by acclaimed photographer daffid jones,

Two Rivers has recently substituted Simon Kuper’s book of the same name.Telling the history of Johnson and fellow Oxford alumni became politicians Michael Gove, David Cameron, George Osborne and Jacob Rees-Mogg.

kiss Now set to be a four-part series, many of the stories are brought to life through the photography of Jones, who studied his craft Oxford Polytechnic, while many of the country’s future leaders attended nearby .

On Instagram, Jones explained how he came to photograph future Prime Minister Boris Johnson:

“The privately educated in Oxford formed their own factions, separating the top private schools from the minors. They didn’t socialize much with people from state schools. When I asked permission to photograph the Bullingdon club I was turned down when asked [the elite club whose members included future PMs Johnson and Cameron], But members will sometimes wear their distinctive dress at other public events in Oxford. Advertise your membership of the club and differentiate yourself from other students. That is why I put up a picture of a young man who is now our Prime Minister at Christchurch College, Oxford in 1987.”

Journalist Kuper, whose book was released earlier this year, told the Daily Mail about the photos, “When you see these guys as young as 18, you immediately recognize them. It’s scary how they haven’t changed.

“Oxford is a virtual film set. Harry Potter was filmed there. Boris and Co. were like wizards without magic. Sure, they were as far from ordinary people’s lives as Harry Potter.”

Channel 4-backed Scottish indie to River Media opted for a hit book about how in the 1980s a group of well-connected young Conservatives, including the current and two former prime ministers who attended Oxford University, dramatically dominated. The book focuses on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and former leaders Theresa May and David Cameron, as well as heavyweights including Michael Gove, George Osborne and Dominic Cummings, with Kuper, who also attended Oxford in the 1980s, finding out That’s how this narrow size of the talent pool has shaped up. countries in the last two decades

“what makes kiss This is such an interesting book written in this era of Oxford University students and their alma mater by someone who was actually there,” said Alan Clements, managing director of Two Rivers.