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Bel Ami


Review: This is the story of Georges Duroy, who travels through Paris in the 1890’s. He rises to power through his manipulation of the city’s wealthiest and most influential women. 129 more words


Shakespeare in Love - again

I’m just back from London. A quick two-days-and-a-half trip to see Shakespeare in Love at the Noël Coward – again – before it closes.

Second cast… what can I say? 299 more words


And a Bit with a Dog

Are you in London? Or reasonably near?

Then do go and see Shakespeare in Love – the stage version – at the Noël Coward Theatre. 169 more words


Shakespeare in Love

I wasn’t expecting to be disappointed by this – I loved the film and this stage adaptation by favourite Lee Hall, directed by other favourite Declan Donnellan, has had rave reviews. 385 more words


Shakespeare In Love

Drama, Comedy And A Bit With A Dog

Why had no one thought of it before? Shakespeare In Love has finally been adapted for the stage. 278 more words


Surprisingly Shakespearean: Two Gentlemen of Verona (RSC) and Shakespeare in Love (West End)

It might sometimes feel like nothing new can be said about Shakespeare. But I’ve just seen two Shakespearean productions that surprised me, for different reasons: the RSC’s… 2,605 more words

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Shakespeare in Love

One of the many joys of Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman’s screenplay of Shakespeare in Love is the way it takes the p*** out of the acting profession – with its preciousness, its silly rivalries and ridiculous rituals – while at the same time spellbinding us with theatre magic. 461 more words