Monthly Archives: April 2011

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘London Road’ at the National

By Ray Bennett LONDON – “London Road” is a documentary musical about the impact of a serial killer on one community with words spoken and sung to match the original phrasing and cadence of people who lived where the murders … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Betty Blue Eyes’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – “Betty Blue Eyes” is a new stage musical based on the 1984 Michael Palin and Maggie Smith post-war English comedy “A Private Function” but in making something loud and boisterous, the show loses the film’s … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Harold Pinter’s ‘Moonlight’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The late Harold Pinter’s last play, “Moonlight”, revived for the first time in 18 years at the Donmar Warehouse, deals in disaffection and alienation, and it is difficult to warm up to. Director Bijan Sheibani … Continue reading

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