Sunday Express - Sun 23 Dec 2001 - Page 82
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THE MORE I think about it, 2001: the more I want to see Peter Nichols's Privates On Parade again.
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THEATRE REVIEW The wine is repulsive, the programmes are a rip-off, the coffee is sewage. It was a bad year for people not turning up for performances, like Martine McCutcheon, the star of My Fair Lady. The Godfather film director Frances Ford Coppola is making his debut as a stage director with a musical of his surf film no one's heard of, called Gidget.
THE NEW Year 2002: opens with the clatter of castanets as flamenco radical Joaquin Cortes comes "unplugged" to the Albert Hall in a solo show with no girls, and wall-slamming Pina Bausch, doyenne of physical theatre, shudders into Sadler's Wells for just four performances.
American Mark Morris showed his latest, and probably best work, V, on a welcome nine-venue UK tour.