Getting Better

Theatre (true-life, contemporary)

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  • The Royal Scots Club - The Hepburn Suite
  • 13:30
  • Aug 6-10
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: Australia
  • Group: Trace Dann as Captain Krankypants
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong Language/Swearing, Simulated anger and discussion of suicide
  • Accessibility:
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
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Description

An uplifting solo performance of one man's struggle with PTSD and depression and his journey to well-being. Ex-serviceman Trace Dann shares how he loses his successful corporate career and music business falling into a pit from which there seems no escape. Anger, outbursts, paranoia, mistrust and failing self-worth see relationships crumble until he breaks mentally and physically. We then join him as he seeks professional support and takes a, not always easy, road to recovery. With a personal soundtrack this show is perfect for families, friends and sufferers of depression, anxiety and PTSD.

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible
  • Stairs: Not Selected
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dates, Times and Prices