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THEATRE REVIEW: Terence Rattigan’s ‘Cause Celébre’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – There have been two first-rate West End productions of lesser-known plays by the late British playwright Terence Rattigan, whose centenary is this year, but the Old Vic comes a cropper with the third, an unconvincing … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ at The Old Vic

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Kevin Spacey’s Old Vic is back on form with a sumptuous revival of what has become an Irish classic. Presented in the round beneath the branches of a vast dying tree, Brian Friel’s “Dancing at … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘His Dark Materials Parts 1 & 2’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – For kids and adults who like to read children’s books, Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy of fantasy novels are second in popularity only to the Harry Potter stories. They are rich with colorful characters … Continue reading

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