The Collector

“It is appropriate that the director of the Churchill, Bromley, David Poulson, who is interested in entomology, should choose David Parker’s stage play of John Fowles’ THE COLLECTOR for his swansong production. Poulson’s last effort for theatregoers bears the hallmark of his expertise and shows careful analysis of the script’s constantly changing nuances.” – The Stage, 1st March 1979

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Play description

Stage version of the 1963 John Fowles novel, written by actor Brian McDermott as David Parker; generally played as a two-hander, but sometimes with a third character added. Another adaptation, by Mark Healy [qv], followed in 1998.


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