A new commission with multiple award winning Irish theatre company.
Catherine Cox and Hilary Marland reflect on their involvement in the production of Disorder Contained with Talking Birds theatre company and ask what historians can learn and gain from the process.
Disorder Contained London Dates at Rich Mix 9-10 October 2017
Janet Vaughan (Talking Birds) reflects on the connections between history and theatrical performance and the staging of Disorder Contained
Disorder Contained: A Theatrical Examination of Madness, Prison and Solitary Confinement with performances in Coventry, Dublin, Belfast and London in 2017
Talking Birds Theatre company explore the impact of solitary confinement and its relationship to mental breakdown
This blog explores the production of the upcoming performance by theatre company Talking Birds that will explore the history of mental illness and its institutions