Tag Archives: Ben Miles

TV REVIEW: Thomas Hardy’s ‘Under the Greenwood Tree’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – ITV’s screen adaptation of “Under the Greenwood Tree” misses the point of Thomas Hardy’s slim but evocative novel by a country mile so that if it was a bland and predictable rural English tale they … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Kevin Spacey as ‘Richard II’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Kevin Spacey brings his penetrating wit to the title role of Shakespeare’s “Richard II” at the Old Vic and helps director Trevor Nunn’s modern-dress production achieve a thoroughly modern relevance. Men in suits armed with … Continue reading

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