the vacuum cleaner

Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award: The Finalists

11 - 13 October 2012 / 19:00, 13:00, 15:30


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The Metropolitan Police call him a Domestic Extremist.

The NHS have labelled him as Schizophrenic, Bi-Polar and more recently Borderline Personality Disorder.

'A real and present threat to the safe running of our lawful business' is how E.ON described him at the Royal Courts of Justice.

He prefers the term Mental.

After 10 years of being an outlaw and inpatient, artist activist 'the vacuum cleaner' presents an autobiographical performance told through his psychiatric records, police intelligence files and corporate injunctions collected through the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts.

Mental is a work in progress part of the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award finalists' showcase, a chance to catch a glimpse of the original ideas of a new generation of artists.

Barbican Offsite: this performance takes place in E8. Bookers will be contacted with address and instructions closer to the performance date.

Age restriction 16 + (contains material some may find challenging)

30 mins / no interval

This event is part of:
Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award: The Finalists


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