M.E.H

Theatre (physical theatre, devised)

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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Ancient Egypt: wandering womb theory first recorded. 1518: hundreds of people dance uncontrollably on the streets of Strasbourg. 1877: Dr Jean-Martin Charcot gives demonstrations of hypnosis on female "hysterics" in Paris. 2019: an award-winning theatre company write this blurb. Right now: you read this and understand implicitly that it won't just be a group of people screaming in a dark room for an hour. You sense it's an exploration of medical and theatrical storytelling that transcends time. You feel a sensation that can only be described as an uncontrollable urge. You book your ticket.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There are 50 steps into this venue from the cowgate entrance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    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

Tmyh 29 days ago

I really REALLY loved this show! The movement in it was beautiful and the whole show came together wonderfully. One of the best things I saw; very intimate and weird but beautifully created and so SO enjoyable! Thank you guys

Naomi Ellynn 36 days ago

Found this show fascinating, so many elements coming together to create such a strong piece of theatre. Definitely worth a watch.


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An Organised Mess 22 days ago

In M.E.H. The Outbound Project bring something much needed to the Edinburgh Fringe. Something almost pure in its chaos. This is about an exploration, a different perspective. It’s clever, frenetic, witty, self-conscious. And it leaves a feeling of fulfilment.

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Exeunt 36 days ago

“This show does not make sense,” we’re informed shortly after the opening of Outbound Project’s fractured study of collective psychosis and the power dynamics inherent in the classification of mental illness. While it’s certainly an awkward, occasionally clunky, production, there’s a tightly-structured piece of work unfolding under the surface. Though...

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Broadway Baby (3/5 stars) 41 days ago

As recently as the early 20th century it was not uncommon for women to be medically diagnosed with “hysteria”. This practise dates back to medieval times and the remnants of it still persist in sexist language use to describe women who are perceived to be a little too vocal about...

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The List (4/5 stars) 42 days ago

Intellectual and hilarious feminist histories...

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