Headcase

Theatre (comedy, drama)

  • Pleasance Courtyard - Beside
  • 15:35
  • Aug 13-14, 16-21, 23-28
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Blue Gravy Productions
  • Warnings and additional info: This show will contain audience participation, distressing themes (including references to brain injury), strobe lighting and strong language.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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 2 years
Dates, Times and Prices

Description

Actor and writer Kristin Mcilquham can't seem to finish a list. Get an agent. Tick. Get a therapist. Tick. Get a boyfriend... Call her dad. As Kristin approaches 40 she is forced to confront, kicking and screaming, some of the unfinished business in her life and work out why she just can't seem to tie up any of her loose ends. A funny and moving true story about the aftermath of her father's brain injury and the impact that it's had on their relationship, her life, and well... pretty much everything really.

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Queue in courtyard on far right. Entrance via gentle ramp.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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

Callie W about 2 hours ago

If you're wondering whether to see this the answer is yes.

Bought tickets knowing nothing, hoping to laugh and was pleasantly surprised.

A very entertaining, witty and had the pregnant girl of the group in tears!

Gabriella Thomson about 19 hours ago

What a lovely, touching, sad, funny show! Watched after getting a flyer and was so glad that we did. Comedic timing and one liners were fantastic and the emotion was so raw and engaging - thank you!!

Mabel Thomas 1 day ago

When you I a show listed as "comedy & drama", I immediately anticipate that one will be vastly underserved in favor of the other. Headcase proved me wrong! The performance is delivered with such ease and sharp wit but also incredible vulnerability. Do see this show if you're a fan of comedies. Or dramas. Or just theatre. Or if you breathe air. Everyone should see this show.

Mhairi Quinn 2 days ago

A very cool woman with a talent for comic timing! I laughed and then I cried and then I laughed again! Beautiful storytelling and made extra special because it’s based on truth. All wrapped up in throwback tunes! I loved it, loved it, loved it!

Hilary Williams 3 days ago

Phenomenal show. So heartfelt and warm. She has an amazing way of bringing you on the journey with her. A must see

Olivia Miller 5 days ago

Kristin Mcilquham is a dynamite performer. Effortlessly open, completely engaging, and grounded in every single moment. Well worth a watch!


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Dates, Times and Prices