Published in The TLS December 10, 2021
When Michael Billington stepped down as lead theatre critic for the Guardian in 2019, after almost fifty years, it was seen as the end of an era.
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How do you review a suicide note? This was the question asked at the premiere of Sarah Kane’s final play, 4.48 Psychosis, at the Royal Court in 2000 – most famously in Michael Billington’s oft-cited review. With a new opera version about to open, this question is no less troubling today. Continue reading “How do you review a suicide note? On Sarah Kane and the myth of troubled women”