Page 6, 17th October 1980

17th October 1980
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Page 6, 17th October 1980
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Freakish Masterpiece

AN ENTHRALLING, poignant, impeccably acted, directed and photographed new movie is The Elephant Man ("AA", ABC Shaftesbury Avenue). Many people now must grow up to see their......

• Freddie Jones As Bytes

picked cast: Hopkins's brilliance, Gielgud's elegant and magisterial thawing, Hiller's indomitable integrity, Anne Bancroft's warm Mrs Kendal, all at the top of their form. A......

Mobile Conti

I RECALL Tom Conti, not so long ago, being confined to a bed on the stage of the Mermaid Theatre. The lack of mobility in no way handicapped his moving performance, which was a......

African Thriller

Asking for Trouble autobiography of a banned journalist, by Donald Woods. (Victor Gollancz Ltd, £8.50). DONALD Woods is an exceptionally good journalist. He has also had an......

Nixon Saint And Sinner

Nixon, a study in extremes of fortune, by Lord Longford. (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, £8.95). SHAKESPEARE always got it right of course. "The evil that men do lives after them" etc......

Arts Page *t1

Spying on spies The Atom Bomb Spies by H. Montgomery Hyde (Hamish Hamilton, £7.95). THIS IS a very important book concerning historical data essential for proper appreciation of......

Tv And Radio By Tom Castro

SATURDAY Rockpalast (8BC2, 11.40pen). If you thought rock week had finished (or even if you didn't) there is still this Old Grey Whistle Test special to bargain with. The Police......