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National Theatre to make its first movie: ‘London Road’

By Ray Bennett The National Theatre announced its first involvement in the production and distribution of a feature film, a screen version of its hit documentary stage musical “London Road”. The screen adaptation by Alecky Blythe, who wrote the theatrical … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW; ‘Vernon God Little’ at the Young Vic

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The Young Vic’s new production of “Vernon God Little”, based on DBC Pierre’s 2003 Booker Prize-winning novel, tries to jam in as many of its characters, incidents and ideas as possible, but ends up in … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Stage version of the movie ‘Festen’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Thomas Vinterberg’s “Festen,” a deeply affecting 1998 Danish film about the birthday party from hell, has been adapted into an emotionally shattering play in the hands of London’s Almeida Theatre Company. Dramatized by David Eldridge … Continue reading

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