Tag Archives: Alan Bennett

Don’t mention the war (of independence): The Madness of George III at the Apollo Theatre

Friday 27th January 2012 Poor old George III.  Unjustly blamed by the Americans for being a tyrannical monarch; succeeded by a son who became famous for popularising trousers; and what do we remember him for?  Going completely insane.   No wonder … Continue reading

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Air-dried ham or pork scatchings? Review of Betty Blue Eyes at the Novello Theatre

2nd April 2011 (matinée), 14th preview (out of 24) This musical comedy gets off to an energetic start with a neatly drawn portrait of an unnamed small Northern town and its inhabitants, at their wits’ end with rationing, and desperate for … Continue reading

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