Monthly Archives: July 2005

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Theatre of Blood’ at the National

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The very camp but wickedly amusing 1973 film “Theatre of Blood”, which starred Vincent Price as a bad Shakespearean actor who murders his critics using devices employed in the Bard’s plays, has been adapted by … Continue reading

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Terror in London: From joy to agony in a single day

By Ray Bennett LONDON – It’s no great surprise in London when your local Underground station is closed. It’s a creaky old system and there’s never enough money, so you shrug and start walking. But on Thursday morning, Notting Hill … Continue reading

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MUSIC REVIEW: ‘Live 8’ in Hyde Park

By Ray Bennett LONDON – If you want to end wars and stuff, you’ve gotta sing loud, Arlo Guthrie always said, and several of the finest and best-loved performers around sang loud and well at London’s Live 8 concert on … Continue reading

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