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Power must be taken. It’s never given

Power must be taken. It’s never given

Robert Tanitch reviews The Confessions of Gordon Brown at Ambassadors, London WC2 This is the story of the most successful Chancellor of the Exchequer in British history who longed to be Prime Ministe ...
Turgenev’s great Russian novel on stage

Turgenev’s great Russian novel on stage

Robert Tanitch reviews Fathers and Sons at Donmar Theatre, London WC2 Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883), precursor to Anton Chekhov, always wanted to reproduce the reality of life correctly. So Brian Friel’s ...
Nicole Kidman stars in Grace of Monaco

Nicole Kidman stars in Grace of Monaco

Grace of Monaco might have been the opening gala film at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and a fitting one, as Grace and Prince Rainier met at Cannes, but it was panned by the critics.  While Direct ...