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Boxes

Space Oddity Boxes pimped in transformative ending Grease, Withnail on betrayal of youth in achieving worldly success About getting jobs, crappy jobs, selling out Technical skill in devising and moving the boxes, symbols at first of constraint and social straitjacketing … Continue reading

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Oedipus at Colonus (King’s College production and subsequent rereading)

After seeing King’s College do this in Greek last week I thought I’d read this, for the first time in 30 years. Quite different from what I’d remembered, and from what I’d told the kids on the train, and, strangely, … Continue reading

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“No Exit” (“Huis Clos”) by Jean-Paul Sartre

[play text] Three characters shown to the same room by a valet. It’s Hell, and the whips, fires and electrodes are replaced by three characters in the same room. It’s the source of the well-known “Hell is other people”, a … Continue reading

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