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Strindberg’s Women

Jermyn Street Theatre, London (****)

© Robert Workman, Robin Kingsland (The Brother) offering consolation and advice to Sara Griffiths Gerda, the estranged wife, in Storm

© Robert Workman, Robin Kingsland (The Brother) offering consolation and advice to Sara Griffiths Gerda, the estranged wife, in Storm

August Strindberg is best known for the violence of his views on sexual politics. Miss Julie and Dance of Death are nothing if not agonised and agonising examinations of the hopeless wish to find equanimity in human relations between men and women. Continue reading