Can’t Stop Can’t Stop

Theatre (devised, new writing)

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  • C venues – C royale - studio 2
  • 16:35
  • Aug 27
  • 55 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Sam Does Theatre
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains some mature themes.
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


A solo theatrical performance by Sam Ross, which aims to convey how it feels to live with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. A much-misunderstood yet debilitating condition, affecting 1.2% of the UK population and manifesting itself in disturbing intrusive thoughts, which compels its sufferers to perform repetitive and exhausting actions. The show follows the development and treatment of Sam’s mental illness, examining the latest scientific understanding about how the illness works, as well as the current state of mental health support in the UK. Ultimately, this is a show about how we cope in ever-unsettling times.

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