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A Waste of Time

Robert David MacDonald’s ambitious adaptation of Marcel Proust’s epic novel Remembrance of Things Past (A la recherche du temps perdu), unveils a world of sexual intrigue, jealous rivalries and deceit amid the changing social fabric of late nineteenth and early twentieth century France.

Dealing with themes and ideas related to memory, feelings of anxiety, the meaning of art and the loss of innocence, the play weaves together a series of perceptions and reflections on modernity and the value of democracy.

American novelist Edmund White has described Remembrance of Things Past as ‘the most respected novel of the twentieth century’.