Theatre Theatre

Mr Placebo

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 22 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:453
  1. Iain McClure, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist (
  1. Vale of Leven Hospital, Alexandria

    Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, until 1 March

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    Drum Theatre, Plymouth, 6 to 22 March

    The Traverse Theatre has brought us some of the United Kingdom's best new plays and this latest offering, written by Isabel Wright, promised much. It kicks off with the brilliant scenario that the mini society created by a drug trial, with its privations and restrictions, serves as a microcosm in which to explore concepts such as chance and fate, personal responsibility, and the morality of modern science.

    The action centres around four men in their early 20s who enrol for a clinical …

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