Tag Archives: Roger Allam

CANNES FILM REVIEW: Stephen Frears’s ‘Tamara Drewe’

By Ray Bennett CANNES – A film that claims to be a literary comedy set in England’s West Country based loosely on Thomas Hardy’s “Far From the Madding Crowd” had better deliver the goods, and Stephen Frears’ new film, “Tamara … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Michael Frayn’s ‘Democracy’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Michael Frayn’s absorbing new play has a straightforward surface as it look at the years from 1969 to 1974 when Willy Brandt, played by Roger Allam, was chancellor of West Germany until he was brought … Continue reading

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