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My Perfect MindDirected by Kathryn Hunter and performed by Edward Petherbridge and Paul Hunter, 'My Perfect Mind' is a Told by an Idiot production that takes a moving yet comical exploration of the resilience of the human spirit. Once cast as King Lear, acclaimed actor Edward Petherbridge got to work on his rehearsals. However, on the second day he suffered a stroke that left him barely able to move. As he struggled to make a recovery, he made a fascinating discovery: the entire role of Lear still existed word for word in his mind. To go from being cast as one of Shakespeare's most revered roles to being helpless in a hospital bed, Petherbridge could never have foreseen the tragedies and comedies that lay in store for him. The production returns to the Young Vic this September following a staging at the same theatre on the Cut near Waterloo in April last year.

 

About The Young Vic

Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide an inspiration for the new generation of performers. But this was an experiment that worked and, years later, the Young Vic remains south London's premier venue for the contemporary, the shocking, the controversial, and the bizarre. More about The Young Vic

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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
124-126 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from My Perfect Mind
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
14 Baylis Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from My Perfect Mind
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The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from My Perfect Mind
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Waterloo Centre, The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 minutes from My Perfect Mind
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Blue/OrangeBlue/OrangeBlue/Orange Joe Penhall's Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange is revived in 2016, staged at The Young Vic and directed by Matthew Xia. When it was premiered at the National back in 2000, the play examined race, political correctness and mental health care in Britain, and today, with race and mental health still at the forefront of the nation's min2016-05-12T00:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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PRICING  £10-£35
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VENUE  The Young Vic 
Joe Penhall's Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange is revived in 2016, staged at The Young Vic and directed by Matthew Xia. When it was premiered at the National back in 2000, the play examined race, political correctness and mental health care in Britain, and today, with race and mental health still at the forefront of the nation's min... More about this event
 
Cuttin' ItCuttin' ItCuttin' It Delving into the disturbing world of female genital mutilation, Cuttin' It by Charlene James reveals the price some girls pay to become a woman. Teenagers Muna and Iqra were both born in Somalia but they come from different worlds. Muna wears Topshop and sits on the top deck of the school bus gossiping about Nicki Minaj, while Iqra sits alone do2016-05-20T00:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Delving into the disturbing world of female genital mutilation, Cuttin' It by Charlene James reveals the price some girls pay to become a woman. Teenagers Muna and Iqra were both born in Somalia but they come from different worlds. Muna wears Topshop and sits on the top deck of the school bus gossiping about Nicki Minaj, while Iqra sits alone do... More about this event
 
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PRICING  £10-£35
DATES  29th July to 10th September 2016
VENUE  The Young Vic 
After presenting a critically acclaimed version Ibsen's The Wild Duck in 2015, Simon Stone has now written and directed his first original work for the UK. Staged at the Young Vic , Yerma is a new version of Federico Garcia Lorca's masterpiece and tells the painful story of a young woman who's desperate to become a mother. Expressing the angui... More about this event
 

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