An Instinct for Kindness

  • Pleasance Courtyard - Pleasance Below
  • 14:05
  • Aug 19
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Chris Larner
  • Warnings and additional info: Performance contains some strong language, discussion of death and assisted suicide.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


In November 2010, Chris Larner accompanied his chronically ill ex-wife to Dignitas in Switzerland. He returned home with an empty wheelchair and a story to tell…This extraordinary one-man theatrical event has been acclaimed by press and public alike. Powerfully moving, gripping, poetic, by turns funny and heart-rending, Larner’s brilliant script and performance draws us inexorably into the haunting, human story of a woman making the ultimate decision about her own life. Premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2011 (when it won a prestigious Fringe First), Chris returns for 3 performances only. Limited availability. 'Fantastic' (Lyn Gardner).

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