- From Times Online, May 14, 2010
- Benedict Nightingale
On April 13, 1993, at the Lyttelton Tom Stoppard’s complex comedy proved that the playwright had mind, wit and heart
And it all comes with a melancholy that’s understandable, given Thomasina’s death, Septimus’s madness and a universe that’s inexorably running down, like an old grandfather clock. Whoever said Stoppard lacked feeling? Arcadia, perhaps his best play, proved he had — and has — mind, wit and heart.