Stephen Poliakoff’s Blinded by the Sun was first presented on the Cottesloe stage in the National Theatre in 1996. The play won the Artists Circle Theatre Award for “best new play” that year. Reviewing Blinded by the Sun, The Daily Telegraph called Poliakoff “one of our sharpest and least predictable writers”. Although some commentators claimed that the play was ultimately confusing and unsatisfying (e.g. Matt Wolf, Variety, Sept. 22, 1996), reviews of the play were generally favourable.
King, Kimball. "Blinded by the Sun". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 15 October 2012
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