Michael James Ford

Remembering ‘The Simpsons’ as a dark comedy with serious heft, keeping a seasonal Dickens classic warm with cheer, and recalling Cinderella’s origin story

When the Hitchcocks left Ireland in the 1910s they went on very different paths. One, Rex Ingram, became a Hollywood great, directing ‘The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse’. The other, Frank Hitchcock, became a distinguished soldier and chronicler of life in the trenches

The Lyric’s handsome new prodution of Jennifer Johnston’s first World War drama moves from the war at home to the Western Front. Which conflict is worse?


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