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By Lavinia Murray. Dramatisation of Thomas De Quincey's 1821 autobiographical account of his consumption of the liquid opiate laudanum, a legal painkiller of the time, and his painful and surreal descent into addiction. With full cast. Directed by Gary Brown.

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  • Lauri Sim
  • 04-26-21

Enchantingly Adapted

This is a wonderful adaptation of DeQuincey’s confessional work which conveys perfectly the confused and sporadic mind of an opium eater. The cast are superb and in particular Dr Slitter is brought to life vividly.