19 May 2008

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

Joan - Vanessa Redgrave

Directed by David Hare
Designed by Bob Crowley

seen during it's UK premiere run at the Lyttelton. F 20

Celeb in the audience :Sara Stewart who also ligged her way into the WOS Post Show Discussion - cheeky!
I am at something of a loss to know what to write. I don't know why I found it so easy to watch this woman indulgently explore her trauma in front of me but it was mesmerising. That we were then able to see the actress as herself afterwards only served to add to the magic.