Monthly Archives: January 2004

THEATRE REVIEW: David Hare’s ‘The Permanent Way’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – When successive Conservative governments under Margaret Thatcher and John Major sold off most of the nationalised British rail system to private industry, former Tory prime minister Harold Macmillan described it as “selling off the family … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: R. C. Sherriff’s ‘Journey’s End’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – That war is hell is not a new theme in the theatre, or anywhere else. That World War I was an especially foul kind of hell is also not new but in R. C. Sherriff’s … Continue reading

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