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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘God of Carnage’

By Ray Bennett A civilized meeting of two married couples to discuss the misbehavior of one of their children descends into an evening of virtual hand-to-hand combat in a star-laden production of Yasmina Reza’s new play “God of Carnage” at … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Christopher Hampton’s ‘The Philanthropist’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Christopher Hampton’s bland 1970 sex comedy “The Philanthropist”, revived at the Donmar Warehouse, boasts a wonderfully expressive performance by Simon Russell Beale but its story of a blinkered, shy and uncritical English professor who is … Continue reading

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