Actor Eddie Marsan said he preferred dinner parties to pubs and class war erupted

In one of the more unexpected consequences of a march in support of the NHS, actor Eddie Marsan found himself at the centre of an online storm after someone said this about the protest on Twitter.

And someone replied like this.

To which Marsan – you probably know him from a whole bunch of Mike Leigh films and much else besides – thought it only reasonable that he have his say.

And what followed can only be described as a Twitterstorm. These 16 tweets explain how it happened – sort of.

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