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Takin Over the Asylum Donna Franceschild

Takin Over the Asylum

Donna Franceschild

Published April 11th 2013
ISBN : 9781472507464
Paperback
96 pages
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Adapted for the stage by the author, Takin Over the Asylum is a hilarious, updated and profoundly moving adaptation of Donna Franceschilds Bafta-winning BBC TV-series. Set in a Scottish mental institution, the play reveals hope and joy in theMoreAdapted for the stage by the author, Takin Over the Asylum is a hilarious, updated and profoundly moving adaptation of Donna Franceschilds Bafta-winning BBC TV-series. Set in a Scottish mental institution, the play reveals hope and joy in the fragile beauty of the human heart.When Ready Eddie McKenna, Soul Survivor and double glazing salesman, arrives to reinvigorate St Judes defunct hospital radio station he turns more than the ramshackle station upside down. The whisky drinking would-be DJ meets the 19-year-old bipolar Campbell, schizophrenic electronic genius Fergus, OCD Rosalie and the elusive self-harming Francine. Fighting against illness and perception Eddie and the patients of St Judes strive for their dreams to be accepted.