Tag Archives: David Haig

THEATRE REVIEW: Frank Loesser’s ‘Guys and Dolls’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – If you like musical theatre, beg, borrow or steal a ticket to see the Chichester Festival Theatre’s dazzling production of Broadway classic “Guys and Dolls”, which opens at the Savoy Theatre on Jan. 6 and … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Eileen Atkins, David Haig in ‘The Sea’

  By Ray Bennett A curious blend of Charlotte Bronte, Oscar Wilde and M. Night Shyamalan, Edward Bond’s eccentric play “The Sea” brings together drawing-room comedy and alien conspiracies in a storm-laden English setting in 1907. In the second production … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Wycherley’s ‘The Country Wife’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – When the curtain goes up in the new West End production of William Wycherley’s Restoration sex comedy “The Country Wife,” Toby Stephens, as a priapic young stud named Horner, is standing alone with his back … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: R. C. Sherriff’s ‘Journey’s End’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – That war is hell is not a new theme in the theatre, or anywhere else. That World War I was an especially foul kind of hell is also not new but in R. C. Sherriff’s … Continue reading

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