In Arcadia the passion for knowledge, for love, for truth, for understanding is what fuels the story. Llove is what blooms in this play that somehow mixes mathematics, poetry, science and a hermit. Sidley Park, a large country house, is seen in two time periods – 1809 and the present day – as are the inhabitants and visitors to the house.
“What is carnal embrace?” Thomasina’s innocent question to her tutor, Septimus Hodge, begins the unravelling of a series of mysteries and secrets that are at the centre of this time-bending, mind-bending and moving play.
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