Theatre / 06-14 September 2019

The Examination

Tickets: 14-16
Show Time: 9pm (6.15pm 6 & 12 Sept)

Preview: 6.15pm, 6 Sept, €11
A documentary performance work exploring mental health and human rights in the prison system in the UK and Ireland. Based on historical research and interviews with current life-sentence serving prisoners and performed by stand-up comedian and former prisoner Willie White.
With their distinctive blend of biography, socio-political discourse and breathtaking theatricality, this new show from leading contemporary theatremakers Brokentalkers gives voice to a section of society often ignored.


The Examination is a collaboration with Professor Catherine Cox, as part of the Wellcome Trust Award for Prisoners, Medical Care and Entitlement to Health in England and Ireland, 1850-2000 and is supported by UCD Research. Originally commissioned by UCD School of History.


Duration: 75 mins
Image Credit: Luca Truffarelli

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