P451 Teletext 459 Jan 2 00:00:31  MORLEY'S   VIEW A ——————————————  ————————————  SHERIDAN MORLEY'S '98 STAGE JUDGMENTS! Part 2 - the "Guilty Men Of Stage": Yesterday I denounced Sir Anthony Hopkins, Robert Lindsay and Sir Ian McKellen for daftly denouncing the the stage, critics and audiences. Other "guilty" men on my list: David Hare for reducing Schnitzler's great and complex La Ronde into The Blue Room's revue sketches which even a Hollywood actress (Nicole Kidman) would have no difficulty with. ——————————————————————————————————1/4q— Pantos: 'jst End 453-55 Local 456 FULL GUIDE TO NA$ ONAL EVENTS p441 Sanjeev Gest End A-G H-N O-Z
P451 Teletext 459 Jan 2 00:11:10  MORLEY'S   VIEW  ——————————————  ————————————  SHERIDAN MORLEY'S '98 STAGE JUDGMENTS! Part 2 - the "Guilty Men Of Stage": David Hare (cont.) That Nicole Kidman made the headlines in '98 and not her Hollywood peer Kevin Spacey in Thr Iceman Cometh, shows how screwed up theatrical priorities are. Trevor Nunn for turning the National Theatre into a kind of National Theatre haymarket, full of weary warhorses that even Bill Kenwright or Duncan 'jldon might hesitate to takb to Guildford on a bad week. ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— Your January-sales guide 445 FULL GUIDE TO NA$HONAL EVENTS p441 Sanjeev EAG H-N O-Z
P451 Teletext 459 Jan 1 23:51:44  MORLEY'S   VIEW  ——————————————  ————————————  SHERIDAN MORLEY'S '98 STAGE JUDGMENTS The daft idea that we were about to return to Socialist Heaven 1964, with money thrown at the theatre, was more than a little overMoptimistic. The Lottery has been an unqualified disaster of its own, encouraging hitherto solvent theatres to embark on ludicrously ambitious building projects which cannot be completed or cannot be filled with paying audiencesN There is insufficient space to namb all the "guilty" men... ——————————————————————————————————2 3—— Your January sales guide 445 FULL GUIDE TO NATIONAL EVENTS p488 Carter 'fst End A-G H-N O-Z
P451 Teletext 459 Jan 2 00:11:00  MORLEY'S   VIEW  ——————————————  ————————————  SHERIDAN MORLEY'S '98 STAGE JUDGMENTS! Part 2 - the "Guilty Men Of Stage": Greenwich Council for killing off one of the best outer-London playhouses while apparently endorsing the fiasco of the neighbouring Dome. Islington Council, w—o made the future of the King's Head more risky. Why kill it for a political agenda? National Theatre Of Brent - it devalued the Evening Standard 1wards with a deeply unfunny cabaret. Morley's stage accolades tomorrow ——————————————————————————————————374p— Do you agree with Sheridan? Write to: FULL GUIDE TO NATIONAL EVENTS p441 Sanjeev 'jst End A-G H-N O-Z
P451 Teletext 059 Han 0 23:50:02  s1n=(,|h<|h<| MORLEY'S   VIEW  ?o —————————————— ( / ————————————  SHERIDAN MORLEY'S '98 STAGE JUDGM NTS The "'phlty" m—n: Stephen Daldr} for announcang his imminent departure from the Royal ourt when t — buprowing pnp—r Sloane Sq5are had just begun. Daldry again for the impression that the Old Vic had been "sared" for achieving nothing more thaf p at under t—e Mervish regim— Adrian Nobde for failing po pesign from the RCC in mid,life crisisN ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Do you agree with Sheridan? pite to: FULL GUIDE TO NA NAL EV NTS p480 Carter West End A-G H-N O-Z
P451 Teletext 459 Jan 1 23:50:10  MORLEY'S   VIEW  —————————————— O ————————————  SHERIDAN MORLEX'S '98 STAGE JUDGoENTS The "guilty" men: Stephen Daldry (again) for tearing the hearts out of the lovely 'jst End theatres the Ambassadors and the Dukr Of York's while cluttering up a thipd with his endless An0Hnspector Calls. Robert Lindsay, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Sir Ian McKel}en for their daft interviews denouncing the stage. More Morley denunciations on New Year's Day. Be very afraid... ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Do you agree with Sheridan? Write to: Letters to: On Stage, PO Box 297, London SW6 1XT. Fax: 0171 381 8525 Carter West End A-G H-N O-Z
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P451 Teletext 459 Jan 0 23:54:10  MORLEY'S   VIEW  ——————————————  ————————————  SHERIDAN MORLEY'S '98 STAGE JUDGM OTS Yes, xes, Mrs Lincoln, we know —ll that but did you enjoy the play? It's been one of those x—ars. The miracle wasn't that there was good theatre, but that there was any theatre at all. Every state-subsidised company - be it drama, opera, or dance - 3dems to be —n some kind of lanagerial, financial or architectural meltdown. This Government has behav—d more appallingly to the arts than anxthing dreamt up by Thatcher or Major. ——————————————————————————————————1 0—— Pantos: 'jst End 453-55 Local 456 FULL GUIDE TO NA HONALEVENTS Carter 'jst End A-G H-N O-X
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P451 Teletext 459 Jan 0 00:06:48  MOR DX'S    FI W 3s ?o ——————————————  ————————————  SHERIDAN MORLEY'C '98 STAGE JUDGMENTS! Papt 2 - the "Guilty Men0Of Qp!ge": Greenwich Council for killing gwf on— of the brst oqter-Lon$on pt!|(oyses while apparantly  of the neighbouxing Dom—. Islington ouncil, w—g lad— xh— future of phe King's @ead more risky. Whx kill it for a xoliticad !grfb—? d—valued the Erening Stan— x— !wards with a deeply qnfunnx cabarep. Morley's stage accolades po}orrow ——————————————————————————————————  Do you agree with S—eridan? Write po: FULL GUIDE TO NA H NAL EV NTS p400 Sanjeev —sp End G @-N GO-X