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21 Oct 2005

Salome, London Coliseum

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/19b01b2e-41cf-11da-a45d-00000e2511c8.html

Salome Dancing Before Herod (Moreau, 1874)detail-Salome Tattooed_small.jpgBy Richard Fairman [Financial Times, 21 October 2005]

In the age of reality television it is easy to assume we have become blasé about domestic sex and violence, but a visit to Salome offers a sharp corrective. As portrayed by Oscar Wilde and Richard Strauss, an evening spent in the company of Herod and family really is something else.

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