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Wed Apr 28, 2021, 10:37 AM

A very 1960s story: On their honeymoon, my parents went to see Laurence Olivier play Hamlet ...

Or maybe not. If you scroll through the replies, you'll see there's some doubt thrown on this story.

Dave Weigel Retweeted

A very 1960s story: On their honeymoon, my parents went to see Laurence Olivier play Hamlet in London. Word came at the last minute that Olivier was out sick & most of the audience huffed out. So my parents and two other couples watched his understudy: Anthony Hopkins.


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Reply A very 1960s story: On their honeymoon, my parents went to see Laurence Olivier play Hamlet ... (Original post)
mahatmakanejeeves Apr 28 OP
EYESORE 9001 Apr 28 #1
hlthe2b Apr 28 #2
mahatmakanejeeves Apr 28 #3

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Wed Apr 28, 2021, 11:17 AM

1. Great story

I would’ve stayed too.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Apr 28, 2021, 11:58 AM

2. Wow... Amazing understudy. Your folks were lucky.

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Response to hlthe2b (Reply #2)

Wed Apr 28, 2021, 11:59 AM

3. To clarify, it was somebody else's folks. NT

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