Despite the baleful eloquence of Eileen Atkins and Michael Gambon in the lead roles, the disappointing, hybrid result is neither quite radio nor theater.
One initially assumed, when faced with the prospect of this old chestnut as its Christmas show, that the Theater Royal Haymarket had its tongue in cheek.
Thanks to the headline presence of Ralph Fiennes, Trevor Nunn's new production of "The Tempest," Shakespeare's last full-length play, has already bagged £1 million ($1.6 million) in pre-sales.
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