Newsweek, Kroll, 1978
- 'Ectasy and Pain'
- Excitement of meeting (ironically the last scene); pain of parting (the third)
- 'labrinth of betrayals'
- 'desire and deception'
- 'like watching a flower blossom backwards,its petals inexorably closing'
- 'Turns banality into a melancholy beauty'
- 'Banal twin demons: impossability and necessity'
- 'Quiet revulsion that brings the affair to a desolate close'
- Finds a grim but delicate beauty and humour in such desolation
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Telegraph, Spencer, 2003
- Refrence to early reviews that commeted the play was like a 'High class soap opera about the affluent middle-class'
- Professional occupstions; opportunity to rent the flat; infidelity is typical soap opera drama
- 'Combination of technical ingenuity and deep feeling'
- 'Dialogue is spare but immensely rich'
- Narrative techniques offers levels of irony and a sense of implacable fate.'
- Myriad meanings'
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