Tag Archives: Ian MacNeil

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Billy Elliot: The Musical’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Take a clever little film with a universal story, add melodies by a master tunesmith and then find the most brilliant boys and girls who can sing and dance up a storm and you have … 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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