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The Strindberg test (ish)

Having been recently introduced to the Celestographs of August Strindberg, I am  now venturing into testing out his technique – sort of.

Strindberg, who, during the 1890s, dabbled in making these photograms/chemigrams when he apparently had a creative block in his work as a playwright, created the images at night. 444 more words


Audiences of Ibsen and Strindberg

Were the contemporary audiences of Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg too sensitive and / or conservative?

I teach A Doll’s House, Hedda Gabler, Miss Julie, etc. 110 more words


I went to see Pariah by August Strindberg, the first time I experienced ‘Lunchbox Theatre’ at the Bridewell Theatre – plays are performed at 1pm, last under an hour, and you can bring your lunch. 197 more words


1-2-1 February 28

It is refreshing to speak with my lecturer Wendy McMurdo about my project, and this 1-2-1 was no exception.

Sometimes we can become so embroiled in a project that it’s hard not to become blinkered to certain ideas you hold. 791 more words


Viva! Bohema Berlińska

Każdy mieszkaniec pozostawia po sobie w danym mieście jakiś ślad. Czasem ledwo dostrzegalny, czasem znikający wraz ze śmiercią ludzi, którzy daną personę znali osobiście, a czasem ślad ten może stać się na dobre częścią owego miejsca. 1,576 more words

Miss Julie at the Jermyn Street Theatre review ***

Miss Julie

Jermyn Street Theatre, 27th November 2017

Grinding my way through the classics of naturalistic drama. Actually not grinding, that makes it sound like too much of a slog, but I can’t pretend it is all unalloyed joy. 728 more words



August Strindberg’s Easter, a ‘symbolic religious drama’, was performed by RADA students at their GBS Theatre. Originally written in 1902, the play is about a family living in a Swedish coastal town; the father is in jail and the sister is in an asylum, leaving the brother and mother to manage things together at home alongside brother Elis’s fiance and a student, Benjamin. 31 more words