Friday August 14, 2020

Reviewed This Week: Babylon Heights

{ "b" : "Theatre: Babylon Heights," , "cite" : "by Irvine Welsh, The Mill Theatre, Dundrum, until August 19, over-18s."}

12th August, 2006

{ "b" : "Theatre: Babylon Heights," , "cite" : "by Irvine Welsh, The Mill Theatre, Dundrum, until August 19, over-18s."}

The dark undertow of L Frank Baum’s 1939 film The Wizard of Oz runs deeper than the antics of its Wicked Witch of the West and her cohort of winged monkeys.

More sinister elements of prejudice, poverty and, according to the film’s star, Judy Garland, and its producer Mervyn LeRoy, there were ‘‘dwarf sex parties’’ and ‘‘orgies and...

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