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    November 30. Susan, Christine and I saw two of three new Italian plays at the Cherry Lane theatre. I actually thought I had booked the third offer which was a Pirandello revival but we were all glad that we did not miss “The Journey I Never made” and “Story of Love and Soccer”. Both excellently translated and powerfully acted. The first is a thought provoking and somewhat unsettling portrayal of the current social turmoil and the second is modern thriller about corrupt sport and the triumph of evil over good. We were able to chat with one of the actors about the plays after the show. Before the show we ate lobster and oysters at the  “Fish” restaurant which was only two blocks from the theatre!

     

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London at night

Jet-lag was still making a zombie of me when I got to London from Devon but I wanted to see David Hare’s latest  play at the South Bank. I walked over the Waterloo bridge but when I reached the National Theatre it was standing room only and I couldn’t face it. I took these pictures instead.

Houses of Parliament

 

Surrealist view of St. Pauls'

 

South Bank

 

North Bank

 

Festival Hall

 

South Bank colour

 

London Eye

 

Big Ben

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