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Two tragic stories of love and rejection (not for the faint-hearted)

Last weekend I was at the beautiful Grand Theatre in Leeds, watching two very different love stories descend slowly into the same tragedy.  One of the stories was set in the 195o’s, the other late 17th century.  Both were equally gut-wrenching.  If you’re looking for my usual romantic happy ever afters today, don’t read on. …… Continue reading Two tragic stories of love and rejection (not for the faint-hearted)