(Jane Shilling’s article appeared in the Telegraph, 10/30.)

The precise quality that distinguishes humans from apes has been fiercely debated since Darwinian times, yet the question, “what is a man” continues to intrigue and provoke. In 1922, Eugene O’Neill undertook his own exploration of the conundrum in a play that drew on his own grim experience as a seafarer.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/theatre/what-to-see/the-hairy-ape-old-vic-review/

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