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Invitation to ‘Sound and Guts’: Tender Buttons’ work in progress (Live Theatre, Newcastle, 12 Dec 2013)

 Tender Buttons would like to invite you to a work in progress of their new production Sounds&Guts at Live Theatre in Newcastle on Thursday 12th December, 8pm. It will be performed as part of the Empty Space Bursary Programme. Full … Continue reading

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Passages from Empire (Staged reading of an original play, King’s College London, 13 Dec 2013))

The King’s College Centre for the Humanities and Health warmly invite you to a staged reading of an original play, “Passages from Empire”, based on the lives and letters of overseas nurses. This play is part of the Centre for … Continue reading

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A Sense of Anatomy (Dance Theatre, November 29-30 2013, Gulbenkian Centre, University of Hull)

A Sense of Anatomy November 29-30 2013 Gulbenkian Centre, University of Hull This piece of dance-theatre explores what it means to possess, move and be a body. The work results from a collaboration between staff and students from the University … Continue reading

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“The Trade in Lunacy”: A Theatrical Examination of 18th Century Private Asylums (Coventry, 27-29 June 2013)

The Warwick Centre for the History of Medicine is delighted to announce a new public engagement collaboration with Talking Birds linked to Professor Hilary Marland’s research entitled: ‘Trade in Lunacy’, supported by the Wellcome Trust’s Centre Strategic Award; Situating Medicine: New Directions … Continue reading

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An invitation to collaborate: Playwright Paul Brooks’ new project on the Contagious Diseases Acts

The Play’s The Thing… Paul Brooks, writer, director and producer and founder of Public House Theatre Company, writes: Genuine conversations No.1: ‘What are you reading?’ ‘An article on syphilis in Victorian London.’ ‘Right… Pint?’ I’m quite lucky with my friends. … Continue reading

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“Alice in Bed” by Susan Sontag (Play, Newcastle, 27 Feb – 3 March 2013)

“Alice in Bed” is a raucous, joyful play based on the life and diaries of Alice James (1848-92), sharp witted sister to Henry and William James. In it we accompany Alice and her brilliant imagination on a captivating and ultimately transformative … Continue reading

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Drama and Medicine (Medicine, Health and the Arts in Post-War Britain Seminar Series, Exeter, 25 May 2012)

The fourth seminar in the ‘Medicine, Health and the Arts in Post-War Britain‘ seminar series examines the relationship between medicine, health and drama and is being held at St Nicholas Priory in Exeter on Friday 25th May from 6.15-8.45pm. This … Continue reading

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Wunderbar Festival Presents: Bobby Baker’s Mad Gyms & Kitchens (Performances, May, North-East England)

Wunderbar is delighted to be working with London-based Daily Life Ltd to present Bobby Baker’s Mad Gyms & Kitchens, a performance celebrating Bobby’s top tips to getting well following her own experience. Prepare to be surprised and delighted, moved and … Continue reading

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“Who Would Have Them”? A Play about Parkinson’s (Newcastle, 19 -20 April 2012)

“Who would have them?” A comedy by Nickola Pearson. Performance Academy Studio Theatre. Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA 19th April at 7.30pm 20th april at 2.30pm and 7.30 Tickets are free but reservations essential via … Continue reading

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Confined Spaces: Considering Performance, Madness, and Psychiatry (CFP, Conference, Cambridge, September 2012)

Confined Spaces: Considering Performance, Madness, and Psychiatry 17th – 18th September 2012 Corpus Christi College Cambridge This interdisciplinary conference is part of an AHRC funded project to investigate the history of performance in, and about, psychiatric asylums and hospitals since … Continue reading

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