Tag Archives: Bill Kenwright

THEATRE REVIEW: Tommy Steele in ‘Scrooge’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Tommy Steele was Britain’s first rock and roll star in the 1950s and while his music was more pop than rock he claimed a lifelong place in the affections of British fans that makes his … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Aaron Sorkin’s ‘A Few Good Men’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – “The West Wing” creator Aaron Sorkin’s entertaining courtroom drama “A Few Good Men” survives the journey from its Cold War roots in David Esbjornson’s production but it cannot escape the shadow of the star power … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Stage version of the movie ‘Festen’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Thomas Vinterberg’s “Festen,” a deeply affecting 1998 Danish film about the birthday party from hell, has been adapted into an emotionally shattering play in the hands of London’s Almeida Theatre Company. Dramatized by David Eldridge … Continue reading

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