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A laundromat terrified by primitive jealousy. H.M. Kotoukas' Medea, 1965. Photo: Conrad Ward. Playwright Paul Foster describes the effect of the play's climax: 'Medea was there for you to reach out and touch, forming the unspeakable crime of infanticide in her mind. Then she threw her baby into a laundromat and washed it to death with Oxydol. She slammed the lid down and set the dial on HEAVY LOAD. How can you forget things like that?"

A laundromat terrified by primitive jealousy. H.M. Kotoukas’ Medea, 1965. Photo: Conrad Ward. Playwright Paul Foster describes the effect of the play’s climax: ‘Medea was there for you to reach out and touch, forming the unspeakable crime of infanticide in her mind. Then she threw her baby into a laundromat and washed it to death with Oxydol. She slammed the lid down and set the dial on HEAVY LOAD. How can you forget things like that?”

A laundromat terrified by primitive jealousy. H.M. Kotoukas’ Medea, 1965. Photo: Conrad Ward. Playwright Paul Foster describes the effect of the play’s climax: ‘Medea was there for you to reach out and touch, forming the unspeakable crime of infanticide in her mind. Then she threw her baby into a laundromat and washed it to death with Oxydol. She slammed the lid down and set the dial on HEAVY LOAD. How can you forget things like that?”

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