11 October 2017
Melanie McDonagh’s Notebook
We all have moments of weakness; mine was at the press night of Sally Cookson’s dramatised version of Jane Eyre at the National Theatre. On my way back to my seat for the second half, I saw the notice: This production will take three hours and 10 minutes. That meant there was an hour and a half to go.
I took a sideways look at the friend who was with me. “Are you OK to go back?”
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