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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

By Ray Bennett Simon Brett’s adaptation of “The Importance of Being Earnest” at the Harold Pinter Theatre is not a straightforward production of the classic Oscar Wilde comedy as all the performers are far too old for their characters but … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Dion Boucicault’s ‘London Assurance’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – First produced on the West End stage in 1841, Dublin-born playwright Dion Boucicault’s hilarious farce “London Assurance” is given its full measure in an uproarious production at the National Theatre that makes most modern comedies … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Decorated with more quotable lines than any play has a right to, Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” is given a sprightly revival at London’s Vaudeville Theatre with the women, for once, having the … Continue reading

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