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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Anne Boleyn’ at Shakespeare’s Globe

By Ray Bennett Finally made it to Shakespeare’s Globe in London to catch Howard Brenton’s Tudor romp “Anne Boleyn” before it closes today. A hit this summer as it was on its debut last year, the crowd- and critic-pleasing production … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Howard Brenton’s ‘Danton’s Death’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – A guillotine towers over the stage at the end of the National Theatre’s production of “Danton’s Death” as several French revolutionaries are executed. It’s a terrific illusion and it’s just a shame no blade was … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Jeremy Irons in ‘Never So Good’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Jeremy Irons gives a masterful performance as an old-school politician grappling with a rapidly changing world in “Never So Good” at London’s National Theatre, but the play itself offers biography more than great drama. Irons … Continue reading

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