Blue/OrangeBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7243.1216/a (Published 29 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1216
- Jason O'Neale Roach
Cottesloe, National Theatre, London Until 17 June 2000
Society is curious about psychiatry. In Kevin Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and the recent British television series Psychos, dramatists explored the meaning of mental illness and its treatment. The writer Joe Penhall tackled the subject of psychiatric care in the community in his award winning play Some Voices, and he follows it with his new playBlue/Orange.
The Cottlesloe Theatre is perfect for the play, for its intimacy pulls the audience in to …