A poetry play based on Madame Bovary, The Magnetic Diaries describes a contemporary battle with severe depression, and the course of brain-altering repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) therapy that our protagonist, Emma, embarks on.
Adam Kay left a career as an obstetrician six years ago. In Fingering A Minor on the Piano, he shares observations about the realities of working as a doctor, creating a picture of the conditions and pressures that sit behind strike action.
Beverley Hood’s installation EIDOLON, currently at Edinburgh College of Art, explores the emotionally-complicated, ethically-fascinating territory of patient simulator manikins and society’s relative separation from the inner workings of hospitals and of medical training.
The Sick of the Fringe is supported by PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund for Organisations
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The Sick of the Fringe is a programme developed by registered charity (no. 1181856)