Review: The Aspirations of Daise Morrow – Assembly George Square, Edinburgh


First published in The Times, Wednesday August 8 2018

Three Stars

Down at the Dump is the forthright title of the Patrick White short story on which this intimate piece by Australia’s Brink Productions is based. Change of name aside, the show remains strikingly faithful to the work of the Nobel laureate. Indeed, the stated aim of Chris Drummond, the company’s artistic director, was to “take on White’s incredible text holus-bolus rather than whittling away at an adaptation”.

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