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Benny Hill – Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Play: Owen Thomas Director: Gareth John Bale Reviewer: Barbara Michaels Benny Hill has always been an enigma.  Comedian, writer and make no mistake, astute businessman, his was, like the Biblical Joseph, a coat of many colours. His show was looked forward to by millions all over the world, and went out on Saturday nights, first of all on BBC TV ...

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Monster Raving Loony – The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth

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Writer: James Graham Director: Simon Stokes Reviewer: Joan Phillips   Get ready for a tsunami of television revivals in James Graham’s very funny, new play, Monster Raving Loony. Graham continues to mine the previously overlooked era of post-war20th Century party politics and puts together a tremendous evening out from the most surprising events. In the National Theatre’s sell-out This House, ...

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The Sunshine Boys – Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: Neil Simon Director: Stephen Fletcher Reviewer: Jamie Gaskin [Rating:4.5] In an entertainment world seemingly obsessed with action it was terrific to tumble back to the days when a well-crafted script was the cornerstone of a stage production. The choice of this play by the legendary Neil Simon, who has received more Tony Awards that any other writer, was,well … ...

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