The Geoffrey Rush v Nationwide News saga rumbles on like a Shakespearean tragedy. Like any good play, each dramatic climax is merely a scene-setter for the next act. And, though there is a ways to go yet, now is a good moment for a mid-season review.
The latest plot developments came close together. First, The Daily Telegraph launched its expected appeal against the first instance judgment of Justice Wigney, unveiling a surprise twist with its appeal grounds; the Witness X was finally revealed to be actor Yael Stone.