The Yellow Wallpaper
- Kirstin Innes
- 12 August 2009
This article is from 2009.
Enthusiastic production of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s early feminist Gothic story that never quite coheres. A brilliant, sensual central performance by Helen Foster as the creative woman trapped by Victorian gender mores is not enough to paper over patchy direction and a constricting, odd script where the necessary sense of impending menace doesn’t quite build successfully.
CSoco, 0845 260 1000, until 31 Aug (not 17), 11.40am, £7.50–£9.50 (£6.50–£8.50).