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Davies’s ‘Deep Blue Sea’ to close London Film Festival

By Ray Bennett Rachel Weisz will open and close the 55th BFI London Film Festival as she stars in “The Deep Blue Sea”, Terence Davies’ film of the Terence Rattigan play, which will screen on the final night on Oct. … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Terence Rattigan’s ‘Cause Celébre’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – There have been two first-rate West End productions of lesser-known plays by the late British playwright Terence Rattigan, whose centenary is this year, but the Old Vic comes a cropper with the third, an unconvincing … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Terence Rattigan’s ‘Flare Path’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – It’s hill of beans time in Terence Rattigan’s wartime drama Flare Path as three little people realize what their problems amount to in a world made crazy by nightly bombing raids as Britain fights alone … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Terence Rattigan’s ‘After the Dance’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Portraying apparent wastrels who actually have genuine character and feelings is never easy but the National Theatre’s production of Terence Rattigan’s seldom produced 1939 play “After the Dance” succeeds wonderfully. Rattigan’s hit plays included “Separate … Continue reading

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