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RADIO REVIEW: Boomerang generation

... Boomerang generation By MOIRA PETTY Chris Thompson's series about grown-up children who keep coming home to stay, Boomerang (Bite Back Radio for R4, from Thursday, August 29), has hit on one of those ...

Published: Thursday 12 September 1996
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 988 | Page: Page 25 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Waves to widen minds

... Waves to widen minds By MOARA PETTY Unfettered by the need to produce dramas about policemen and vets, radio, like theatre and film, tells us much more about the breadth of human experience. In the la ...

Published: Thursday 15 January 1998
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 935 | Page: Page 20 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Comedy of the highest calibre

... Comedy of the highest calibre Marcy Kahan has previously written six radio plays and if they were the calibre of the latest, it is my misfortune to have missed them. Everybody Comes to Schicklgruber's ...

Published: Thursday 18 July 1996
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1004 | Page: Page 23 | Tags: radio review 

Radio Review: Shorn's satirical edge was a cut above

... Shorn's satirical edge was a cut above BY MOIRA PETTY Psychobabble rabble, the slavering rent-a-quote hardliners and the less than acute media analysis which so often accompanies the practice of crime ...

Published: Thursday 13 July 1995
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 941 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: radio review 

LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT REVIEW: Ann Hampton Callaway

... Ann Hampton Callaway Pizza on the Park Welcome to my world, says singer/pianist Ann Hampton Callaway and who could say no? This is probably the best female cabaret artist I have ever seen at Pizza o ...

Published: Thursday 02 March 1995
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 328 | Page: Page 16 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Domestic drama well judged

... Domestic drama well judged BY MOIRA PETTY Few playwrights have caught the stultifying nature of family relationships better than Tennessee Williams. Gordon House's supremely well-judged production of ...

Published: Thursday 24 April 1997
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 924 | Page: Page 44 | Tags: photographs  radio review 

Radio Review: Pomposity punctured

... Pomposity punctured By MOIRA PETTY From the opening scene's first impassioned discussion of a woman's need to be in the home versus her right to be out in the world. Moliere's sprightly comedy The Sis ...

Published: Thursday 06 June 1996
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1043 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Glitzy characters, drab script

... Glitzy characters, drab script The Women In His Life (R2. from Tuesday. October 22) were plentiful: jostling by his sick bed, sulking in New York, Paris, London or Berlin, popping up with interesting ...

Published: Thursday 21 November 1996
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1008 | Page: Page 23 | Tags: radio review 

Radio Review: Opening up all the old wounds

... Opening up all the old wounds BY MOIRA PETTY Television's VE Day coverage caught the national mood of unconfined joy, even if it was tempered with snatches of solemn remembrance. It was left to radio, ...

Published: Thursday 18 May 1995
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 955 | Page: Page 24 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Bar room banter mesmerises

... Bar room banter mesmerises BY MOIRA PETTY Some of the greatest human dramas are encompassed in the most humdrum of activities. Conor McPherson's mesmeric play The Weir (R3. Sunday, March 8) is about t ...

Published: Thursday 26 March 1998
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 935 | Page: Page 22 | Tags: radio review 

RADIO REVIEW: Deep in roles that never date

... Deep in roles that never date By MOIRA PETTY Timothy West and Rosemary Leach enveloped themselves so completely in their roles in Death of a Salesman (R4, Monday, October 16), Arthur Miller's plangent ...

Published: Thursday 26 October 1995
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 941 | Page: Page 28 | Tags: radio review