The seduction of madness

Smart, Jacqueline (2005) The seduction of madness. The seduction of madness. October 2005, Kingston-upon-Thames, United Kingdom.


'The seduction of madness' was a practice-as-research project devised with students from the diaries of John Percival, who was incarcerated in a lunatic asylum in the 1830s. It was designed to create a theatrical language expressing his simultaneous inhabitation of concrete and visionary worlds.

Item Type: Performance/Live Event
Event Title: The seduction of madness
Locations and Dates of Event:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Reg Bailey Building, Kingston, U.K.October 2005UNSPECIFIED
Additional Information: Performed at the Reg Bailey Building, Kingston University. Jackie Smart acted as deviser and director of this performance.
Uncontrolled Keywords: devising, directing, drama, theatre
Research Area: Drama, dance and performing arts
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017) > School of Performance and Screen Studies
Depositing User: Rebecca Read
Date Deposited: 23 May 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2011 16:04

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