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Cleansed

by Sarah Kane

to 5 May
Running Time: 1 hour 45 mins with no interval

5 star rating

Nothing short of magnificent

Financial Times
4 star rating

Uncompromising. Intoxicating. Scrupulously crafted.

Evening Standard
4 star rating

Remarkable. Savagely beautiful.

Time Out
4 star rating

Has the power to shock. A drama deeply concerned with the agony of love.

Daily Telegraph
4 star rating

Katie Mitchell's staging is unyielding in its grisly precision and nightmarish intensity.

Sunday Times
4 star rating

Dream-like. Simultaneously repellent and compelling.

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Sarah Kane: Staging The Unstageable

Here's a look at why Sarah Kane's Cleansed is a challenge for actors and directors, and what Kane might have intended by including seemingly impossible stage directions.

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