Life will unravel when you don’t get enough sleep. A young couple face the challenges of living in a future Britain where the private sector dominates and money worries infect every corner of their waking and sleeping lives. With the NHS long gone and private healthcare the norm, their problems sleeping seem like too little a trouble worth fixing…
An exploration of the physical and emotional effects of sleep, and the intersection between medical care and vital medical aid. What do financial barriers to healthcare do to how we perceive our bodies?
What happens when healthcare becomes too expensive to treat “the little things” that can send our mental health spiralling? How can sleep stop us from being ourselves?
Through physical theatre, eerie and innovative lighting design and a bespoke score by YouTuber and musician Christopher Bingham, “In Addition” is a new play awake to the political and personal fall out of privatised healthcare.
“surreal… powerful and original.” Eastern Daily Press
Shortlisted for the Les Enfants Terribles Edinburgh Award 2018.
Recommended for ages 14yrs+