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James Macdonald James MacDonald

Director of Blasted and 4.48 Psychosis. Other works he has directed include Fugard´s Master Harold and the Boys and Caryl Churchill's Thyestes.  For the National Theatre he directed James Joyce's Exiles.  Macdonald says "...with Crave she made another jump forward into an abstraction of character, and with 4.48 Psychosis she realised she could go further- beyond Beckett even". Quote from Saunders´ book.


Vicky Featherstone Vicky Featherstone

Director of Crave. Artistic Director of Paines Plough, her theatre work includes Berkoff´s Kvetch and Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie. She says of Kane "She was such a fantastic person to have around. We'd sit in my office and just talk for hours. She was somebody who was constantly feeding her mind".  In 2012 Vicky Featherstone became the artistic director of the Royal Court Theatre.  Quote from Lyn Gardner in the Guardian, 12 May 1999.  Photo from The Guardian, 11 May 2012 (click on the image for the source).


Stephen Daldry Stephen Daldry

Former Artistic Director at the Royal Court. He gave Sarah Kane her break, and was always a champion of her work. He directed the long running An Inspector Calls for the National Theatre, as well as Caryl Churchill's last work Far Away. He has moved into film directing with Billy Elliott and The Hours.  The image comes from Declan Cashin's site (click on the image for the source).


Vince O'Connell

He directed the television play Skin. Kane previously acted in his play Work. Blasted is dedicated "For Vince O'Connell with thanks" and Phaedra's Love includes grateful thanks to him.


Lisa Rothschiller Lisa Rothschiller

Director of the American premieres of Phaedra's Love and Cleansed. Other work includes Caryl Churchill's The Skriker. The photo shows her acting in Dracula.


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