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About the Show Less...

A new play about the prejudice surrounding mental health issues, in a new style of 'reality theatre'. Read More >

A new play by Brazilian writer and director Cristina Teixeira about the prejudice surrounding mental health issues, in a new style of ‘reality theatre’, blurring the boundaries between fact and fiction, actors and audience.

When your appointment comes through for group therapy, you’re bound to feel a bit shy at first. But at the friendly Acorn Group you will be introduced to regulars depressive Vincent, bi-polar Robert, and obsessive-compulsives Lucy, John and Tracy. But when John’s estranged wife turns up and Vincent unveils his secret, the session takes a completely unexpected turn. But Doctor Ralf has got the situation well in hand … or has he?

Writer Cristina Teixeira says, “!Runners is the chance for every human being to escape from reality. Before your time is up, would you like to change yourself?..”


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 12/11/2003

Booking Until: 29/11/2003

Running time: 1h10

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Cast & Creative


Director - Cristina Teixeira

Producer - Antonio Ribeiro

Designer - Tom Beeston

Author - Cristina Teixeira

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