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It's all corrupt, y'ken?

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...Updated... It has to be said, Hare is a fantastic playwright. Although I was required to study Murmuring Judges as an A level text a few years ago, I would have enjoyed reading this play anyway. Murmuring Judges is the second play in David Hare's hi ...

steffee 27.09.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Murmuring Judges - David Hare

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The first place to start!

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When it comes to Irish literature, it would appear that I favour Irish plays over poetry or prose. Theatre in Ireland played quite a significant part in the campaign for an Irish Ireland, and is a strong medium for expressing Ireland's own cultural nation ...

Amy69 28.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama - John Harrington

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Bennett’s finest hour?

Advantages: Compulsive reading from start to finish.
Disadvantages: Only that 2 pages of the introduction were repeated in a later Bennett collection.

To say that I’m a bit of a Bennett fan is something of an understatement and it was this particular offering that holds the blame! Talking Heads, a set of six monologues, was published and televised in 1988 and held captivated a 15 year old with no partic ...

Pozza 13.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Alan Bennet - Talking Heads

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