Film, TV and theatre reviews

A collection of my own reviews of film, TV and theatre relating to mental health.

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TV: Man Alive – Gale is Dead

Part of the 60s/70s Man Alive documentary series on BBC iPlayer. A tragic story of a loveless life. Review here.


TV: 13 Reasons Why

Is 13 Reasons essential or controversial? It depends which lens you’re looking through. Read my Huffington Post article here.


black-eyed-susanFILM: Black Eyed Susan

So I was chuffed to bits that the wonderful Denise Welch allowed me to have a sneak peak of her forthcoming short film, Black Eyed Susan. Review


THEATRE: Leaving leaving

A new play by Paddy Campbell, directed by Amy Golding, exploring the lives of care leavers. Review


THEATRE: Each Piece each-piece-image-website-ready

A verbatim piece by Steve Gilroy at Live Theatre, looking at the lives of those touched by dementia. Review


THEATRE: Wor Stories

Performed by veterans, directed by Chris Connel and written by Gary Kitching. An incredibly moving piece looking at the mental health challenges and experiences faced by those serving in the armed forces. Review.