A Theatrical Examination of Madness, Prisons and Solitary Confinement
‘Disorder Contained’ is a theatrical production for the Wellcome Trust funded project ‘Prisoners, Medical Care, and Entitlement to Health in England and Ireland, 1850-2000’, based at Warwick, UCD, and LSHTM: https://histprisonhealth.com On tour now, it draws on the work of Assistant Professor Catherine Cox and Professor Hilary Marland, and explores the history and impact of solitary confinement. Follow the links below to hear Hilary and Catherine talking about the play, to read about the process of creating the play, and to book tickets (London dates to be announced soon!).
An interview with Hilary Marland on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0555z91#playt=01h36m16s
An interview with Catherine Cox on RTE Radio 1’s Sean O’Rourke show: http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html#!rii=b9%5F21199569%5F15036%5F07%2D07%2D2017%5F
Book tickets for Dublin, 12-14 July: https://smockalley.ticketsolve.com/shows/873575345?_ga=2.221063128.1926758239.1498045320-347501299.1497354729
Book tickets for Belfast, 15 July: https://themaclive.com/event/disorder-contained
London dates TBC
For more on the creation of the play, a blog from Talking Birds theatre company: https://histprisonhealth.com/2017/06/26/what-can-performance-bring-to-the-table/