The Smiths guitarist has become known for his outspoken views over the past 30 years, taking on Conservative prime ministers, Donald Trump and his own former bandmate Morrissey.
Following Harry and Meghan’s explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey, Marr went on social media to voice support for the Duchess of Sussex by posting a photoshopped image of her wearing a T-shirt showing the front cover of the Smiths’ classic 1986 album The Queen is Dead.
The guitarist also lent his support to so-called “woke” ideology - a term which originated in Black American social justice movements but has increasingly been used by right-wing commentators as a derogatory term for supporters of left-wing or progressive politics.
To be “woke” simply means to be aware of injustices in society concerning social and racial issues.
In response to a tweet warning that the so-called “Woke War” being waged by right-wing media figures was “becoming sinister and McCarthyite” (a reference to the widespread crackdown on supposed communists in 1950s America), Marr wrote “Viva Woke”: