by Olwen Wymark. Full Length Play, Drama / 3m, 5f. At the age of twenty, Verity was charged by the police with damaging a chair by fire in the mental hospital. Find Me [Olwen Wymark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. At the age of twenty, Verity was charged by the police with damaging a chair by. Olwen Wymark’s play Find Me is a disturbing play about mental illness and difference. The play is based on the true story of “Verity Taylor” (not.
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She was born in Oakland, California, daughter of Philip Walstein Buck, a professor of political science, and his wife, Barbara.
She was remanded in custody to Holloway Prison for a period of three months. Dec 25, Sophie rated it liked it. Victoria Wilkinson rated it really liked it Mar 18, Verity acts up, runs away and behaves in ways that are unacceptable in our society, but at no time does she seem a candidate for institutionalisation.
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She torments me, Edward. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Cast Size Cast Size 3m, 5f. Everything existed at a weird tangent to reality, said the critic Michael Billingtonin a tale of spiritual fakery and marital angst that discussed the impossibility of unconditional love at all times.
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Loading comments… Trouble loading? Wymark based the play on the true story of Verity Taylor not her real nameqymark at the age of 20 was charged with burning a chair in the locked ward of a mental hospital where she was a patient. I like the characters and the Brachtian layout made it all the more interesting. About Choosing the plays.
Later, she was committed to Broadmoor “from where she may not be discharged without permission of the Home Secretary.
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As a play, Find Me works because of the lack of chronological time or conventional space. Charles DickensCharles Ludlam. Like her better-known near-contemporary Caryl ChurchillWymark began her writing career while raising a family and benefited from the active patronage of the BBC radio drama department; she wrote countless adaptations, providing Paul Scofield with one of his greatest radio roles in her version of Thomas Mann ‘s The Magic Mountainone of her last works.