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In a National Theatre rehearsal room in 2009, Michael Gambon has been wrestling for three days with Alan Bennett’s new play, The Habit of Art. Michael has given many prodigious performances at the National, most recently Falstaff in Shakespeare’s two Henry IV plays, though there were occasional memory lapses which he covered with Elizabethan rhubarb. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Pageant Crowns, Bridal Crowns, Rhinestone Mask, Rhinestone Scepter – Crownsworld,

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