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THEATRE REVIEW: Gemma Arterton in ‘Nell Gwynn’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Jessica Swale’s thoroughly entertaining play “Nell Gwynn”, about the strumpet turned actress who beguiled a king of England and became a queen of the London stage, is filled with laughter and music and a few … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Anne Boleyn’ at Shakespeare’s Globe

By Ray Bennett Finally made it to Shakespeare’s Globe in London to catch Howard Brenton’s Tudor romp “Anne Boleyn” before it closes today. A hit this summer as it was on its debut last year, the crowd- and critic-pleasing production … Continue reading

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Pythons attempt to gee-up St. George’s Day

By Ray Bennett Monday is St. George’s Day, named for some Turkish bloke employed as a soldier by the Roman Empire who was said to have slayed a long-tailed beast. He was venerated as a martyr by medieval spin-doctors who … Continue reading

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