Isolated from her child and banished to the country for ‘rest’, Alice falls further down the rabbit hole of her own mind. The wallpaper haunts her. But is she really sick, or are there more sinister forces at play?
It can have real gravity at times, as well as some humour, but it needs refinement in order to fully articulate the horrors of the narrative
The creative team’s interest in telling a story that condemns sexism and valorises female creativity is admirable
Late-Victorian feminist classic retains an uncanny resonance in Ruby Lawrence's present-day updating