Love (Watching Madness)

31st Jul 2019 - 26th Aug 2019

Bunker Three - Pleasance Courtyard


Suitable for ages 14 and above


Important information:

This show contains strobe lighting, strong language and themes that some may find distressing.

'My mum threw a trifle at my best friend and that's when I first thought something was probably wrong.'

A mother. A daughter. An hour. A bond. Questions. Answers. Trifle. Tides. Refresh. Restore. Release.

Critically acclaimed SpeakUp Theatre present a searingly honest and personal one-woman show investigating the complexities of loving someone with mental illness.

A moving, funny and relatable insight into how it feels to care for someone who can't always show that they care for you.


LOVE (Watching Madness) was developed with the John Thaw Mental Health Season 2018, and is now performed in association with The Actors Centre.


Written and performed by Isabelle Kabban

Directed by Ruth Anna Phillips

Open/closeReviews and Quotations

"Isabelle Kabban delivers a stunning performance" (Cognitions)
4 stars
"Struck a deep, resonant chord. Would whole heartedly recommend." (Cognitions)
4 stars
Broadway Baby

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