A Talking Therapist's Blues

Spoken Word (blues)

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  • 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.
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Poettess is a psychotherapist. She is also a word fiddler. Accompanied by accomplished musician Isaac Bacon, she unveils a spellbinding story about love and loss, life, death and, above all, redemption. We are given this life and our choices determine how we live it. Tess unravels gifts that were buried deep in sorrow and revealed to her in an astonishing way that will touch your soul. Through deft and cleverly crafted word play, she recounts how, in defeat, she learned to fly. You can too. Dark humour and punchy pros. Truly inspirational.

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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.

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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

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