Reviews Theatre

The Wonderful World of Dissocia

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: (Published 16 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:690
  1. Iain McClure (, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist
  1. Vale of Leven Hospital, Alexandria

    By Anthony Neilson First shown at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, 1 to 4 September, and now running at the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, until 25 September

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    Anthony Neilson is one of the most talented playwrights of the vibrant British drama scene. Over the last 10 years he has delivered searingly honest, challenging works such as Penetrator, The Censor, and Stitching, which have focused firmly on the dramatists' touchstone—the primary need to engage with and, in the broadest sense of the word, entertain the audience.

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    Staging madness: The Wonderful World of Dissocia

    Expectations were therefore high this year when it was announced that Neilson would be writing the …

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