The MacLamity

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Tuesday, November 02, 2004

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The CENSOR RAVES

The ex-military, pukkah British censors on 'The Birthday Party': β€œAn insane, pointless play. Mr Pinter has jumbled all the tricks of Beckett and Ionesco with a dash from all the recently produced plays from the Royal Court, plus a fashionable flavouring of blasphemy. The result is still silly.”

On Waiting for Godot: "The general feeling seemed, like mine, to be one of complete boredom β€” except for a sprinkling of young persons in slacks and Marlon Brando pullovers with (according to sex) horsetails or fringes, who applauded pointedly.”

What is a Marlon Brando pullover?