Hysteria, Hampstead Theatre – Freud and Dalí meet in Terry Johnson’s terrific farce

It is not difficult to see why Hysteria, currently running at Hampstead Theatre, received an Olivier Award for Best New Comedy when it was first performed at the Royal Court in 1993.   The play, set in 1938, re-imagines a historical meeting between Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis and Salvador Dalí, the prominent Spanish surrealist […]

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