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The Dark Earth And The Light Sky – Almeida Theatre, London

Writer: Nick Dear Director: Richard Eyre Reviewer: Jonathan Baz [rating:2] The poet Edward Thomas led a full, if melancholy life, before enlisting to serve in the First World War and being killed in an explosion at Arras in 1917 at the age of 39. Nick Dear’s play charts Thomas’ life from his younger days and meeting Helen, whom he was ...

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CD REVIEW: Betty Blue Eyes – Original London Cast Recording

Book: Ron Cowen &Daniel Lipman Music: George Stiles Lyrics: Anthony Drewe Reviewer: Jo Beggs [Rating:3] Austerity Britain. The country reeling from war. Nothing like a royal wedding to cheer up the populace. Not 2011 but 1947, and the princess bride none but Elizabeth Windsor, about to marry the dashing Philip Mountbatten. Despite rationing the burghers of Shepardsford have decided to ...

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