Tag Archives: Diana Rigg

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘All About My Mother’ at The Old Vic

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Great movies become good remakes almost never, but Samuel Adamson’s inventive, funny and touching play “All About My Mother,” based on Pedro Almo-dovar’s Oscar-winning 1999 film, makes a strong case at the Old Vic that … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Joanna Murray-Smith’s ‘Honour’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – A young intruder’s destruction of a long marriage is at the heart of Joanna Murray-Smith’s play “Honour” and it contains much insight and wisdom except that it’s inconceivable the celebrated media couple involved would never … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Theatre of Blood’ at the National

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The very camp but wickedly amusing 1973 film “Theatre of Blood”, which starred Vincent Price as a bad Shakespearean actor who murders his critics using devices employed in the Bard’s plays, has been adapted by … Continue reading

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