Tag Archives: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

One morning in New York with Jack Nicholson

By Ray Bennett LONDON – When he was a major star, Robin Williams told me where he thought Jack Nicholson stood in the Hollywood hierarchy. ‘There’s the rest of us,’ he said, ‘and then there’s Jack.’ One of the finest … Continue reading

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Recalling … Jack Nicholson at the launch of ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’

By Ray Bennett NEW YORK 1975 – Jack Nicholson appears in the breakfast room of a fancy Manhattan hotel on a Saturday morning in a baggy brown suit, no tie, his dark shirt collar inside his jacker, and dark glasses. … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Alex Kingston has taken a demotion from the doctor’s role she played on “ER” and has a change of uniform, but she’s still very much in charge of things as the domineering Nurse Ratched in … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Behind the glass of her all-seeing booth, Nurse Ratched’s honeyed voice whispers a single word into the public address system: “Medication.” It sends a chill down the spine as the insidious power of Ken Kesey’s … Continue reading

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