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Whistling Psyche archiveAn Edwardian waiting room in an English train station. Two persons waiting....One, small in stature, of murky origins in Ireland, wears nevertheless the uniform of an inspector-general of army hospitals. The other is from a wealthy, upright English family. Both have striven to be reformers in their work, but only one of them has been honoured for it: Florence Nightingale. The other achieved fame - indeed infamy - only after her death. They seem to be strangers to each other , but they are not entirely so. Once upon a time in a far away place they had a bitter encounter.....


Author: Sabastian Barry

Archive listings for Whistling Psyche

Work type: Play.


Producer Almeida Theatre. Director Robert Delamere. Design Simon Higlett. Lighting Tim Mitchell. Performer Claire Bloom (Florence Nightingale). Performer Kathryn Hunter (Dr Barry).
7 May 04 to 19 Jun 04Almeida Theatre, West End :: V166
listing details L435494403

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