(Charles Spencer’s article appeared in the Telegraph, 10/29.)

I was once upbraided by a leading director for saying it wasn’t a theatre critic that was required to review one of her equally disturbing later plays but a psychiatrist. But I remain convinced that her peculiarly bleak dramatic vision owes a good deal to her recurring clinical depression, a condition that reduces life to a grim, grey tunnel in which the possibility of hope and optimism seem to have been extinguished and only life’s cruel miseries really register.

via www.telegraph.co.uk

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