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Re: Olivier
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.0662  Tuesday, 5 March 2002

From:           Janet OKeefe <
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Date:           Monday, 4 Mar 2002 14:39:25 -0800
Subject: 13.0627 Re: Olivier
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.0627 Re: Olivier

>>  Soaps,
>> sit-coms and chat shows are still the most popular
>> form of entertainment
>> in the English speaking world.  In the UK the
>> "Eastenders" soap gets 25
>> million viewers per night.  Nothing else can beat
>> that.

Again, NO ONE watches soaps for the great dialogue.  It's the plot. Who
sleeps with who? Who is  going to kill who? Much like a Shakespearean
comedy. Except Shakespeare's dialogue is far better.

Janet T. O'Keefe

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