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Lyric Hammersmith to re-open in April with ‘Bugsy Malone’

By Ray Bennett The Lyric Hammersmith in West London has announced that it will re-open next April with a production of the stage musical version of “Bugsy Malone” after a multi-million pound redevelopment.

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THEATRE REVIEW: Sarah Kane’s ‘Blasted’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – In the course of Sarah Kane’s pitiless apocalyptic drama “Blasted” it becomes apparent that the title is short for “blasted to hell” as the fate of a couple in a war torn city becomes increasingly … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Miller’s ‘The Man Who Had All the Luck’

By Ray Bennett London’s Donmar Warehouse has taken a forgotten play by Arthur Miller, “The Man Who Had All the Luck,” which folded after four performances on Broadway in 1944, and reveals that it deserves an honored place among the … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Robert Lindsay in ‘The Entertainer’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The shadow of Laurence Olivier’s performance as Archie Rice looms so large over John Osborne’s 1956 play “The Entertainer” that it’s almost surprising to rediscover what a sturdy piece of work it is. Robert Lindsay, … Continue reading

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