Monthly Archives: July 2004

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – A shaggy dog story needs a captivating storyteller if it’s not to founder, and “A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum” is the shaggiest. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Simon Gray’s ‘The Old Masters’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Few things are more entertaining on stage or screen than watching two heavyweight actors match wits playing characters whose expertise is sublime duplicity. Peter Bowles and Edward Fox (pictured) go head to head in Simon … Continue reading

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