Writing for children needs caution due to its peculiarity," Syrian drama critic
Haitham Khoja said in a seminar about future of children literature in the Arab world held on the sidelines of the Kuwait Book Fair Saturday night.
From 1951 to 1987, he was a reporter, entertainment columnist, feature writer, and theatre critic for the Johannesburg Sunday Express and London's Daily Sketch, Sunday Dispatch, Daily Express (where, as senior drama critic
, he covered some 2,500 first nights) and the Daily Mail, serving as the paper's TV critic from 1979 to 1987.
But, as a former drama critic
, I was fascinated by the show.
Here, he plays a drama critic
, not urbane like Addison DeWitt, but still hated just as much as all critics.
The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic
who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn, NY, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves.
The activist started her first career as a drama critic
but Sri Lanka's internal conflicts quickly pulled her from the stage.
If it wasn't bad enough that drama critic
Mortimer Brewster has to cope with discovering the secret ingredient in his Aunts' otherwise delightful elderberry wine, he has to deal with his two brothers, one of whom is the personification of crazy, and the other.
The play revolves around Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic
who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn as he decides whether to marry the woman he loves.
He published more than 30 novels and was well-known to readers of the Sunday Telegraph as a drama critic
and reviewer of fiction.
Our private channel virtually switched to copycat mode; from informal script to colourful costumes and from unrealistic visual effects to high-sounding background music," said Beenish Wayne, a TV drama critic
and social activist.
Play time for Chris The Dikler is no drama critic
but he can recommend tuning to BBC Radio 3 if you are making the long drive home from Ayr on Saturday night.
Mixing humourous memories with an explanation of the role of a drama critic
, he has toured the show for years but it is the first time he has brought it to the Worcester Festival.