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Christopher Fowler
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On a rainy night in King's Cross, London about eight years ago I wandered past the Shaw Theatre, a backstreet venue mostly used for corporate presentations, and saw that Michel Legrand and his orchestra were appearing there. In his eighties then, he was onstage for at least three hours and worked his way through an entrancing back catalogue that included music for The Thomas Crown Affair, The…
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Christopher Fowler
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London
London's darkest months are lightened by the fact that the evenings contain the brightest sights. Last night, in the bitter chill of the West End I passed a zillion people queuing for the premiere of the new 'Wizard Of Oz' production, and almost every pub and theatre had crowds outside drinking and smoking (Britain being one of the drinkiest places on Earth, apparently; well done us). I attended…
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