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In/Hospitable by Out of Character Theatre Company

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Temple Hall

York St John University

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At Carrel Psychiatric Hospital something has changed. The impossible has happened and keeps happening. Different versions of care alternate and compete with each other. Every hour the facility completely changes; only the patients remain the same. Hope, horror, health and hilarity all combine in the debut of this new science fiction play by Out of Character.

When one universe fails…why not jump to another?

Using interview material from medical professionals, administrators, academics and the lived experience of the actors themselves this extraordinary fiction will explore the real tensions and challenges of mental health provision in 2018.

Out of Character Theatre Company make challenging work for inquisitive audiences with the aim of transcending the boundaries of modern theatre and public perceptions of mental health, claiming the territory between inspiration and medication.

Previous work includes regular collaboration with York Theatre Royal (Tales from Kafka, Henry IV, More Tales From Kafka, Objects of Terror) and regular performances and workshops at conferences and medical and nursing schools.

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