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THEATRE REVIEW: Sheridan’s ‘The Rivals’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – If Mrs. Malaprop did not exist (in fiction) someone would have to invent her. The trouble with Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s 18th century comedy of manners “The Rivals”, given a jewel-box revival at London’s Theatre Royal, … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Simon Gray’s ‘The Old Masters’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Few things are more entertaining on stage or screen than watching two heavyweight actors match wits playing characters whose expertise is sublime duplicity. Peter Bowles and Edward Fox (pictured) go head to head in Simon … Continue reading

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