As common on neurology wards as MS, Functional Neurological Disorder looks and feels like a problem with the workings of the brain.
Following a sell-out run in autumn 2016, Kandinsky return to New Diorama with Still Ill, their acclaimed show exploring the unsettling world of the undiagnosable, developed through extensive research with patients and doctors. Kandinsky are particularly indebted to their principal medical adviser Dr Tim Nicholson, Neuropsychiatry Consultant at the South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and NIHR clinician scientist at the Institute of Psychiatry Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London.
This production was originally developed and staged with support from Complicite, Unity Theatre Trust, Royal Victoria Hall Foundation, The Thistle Trust, the New Diorama Emerging Companies Fund and supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
Running time: 90 mins
Kandinsky is a multi-award winning theatre company with a national and international reputation for exciting, inventive new work.
Previous productions have twice won the Sunday Times Playwriting Award and been shortlisted for the Carol Tambor Award; recently, Dog Show won the Peter Brook Festival Award 2015 and the OffWestEnd Award for Best Ensemble.
Kandinsky are writer Al Smith, Complicite Associate director James Yeatman and producer Lauren Mooney.
As part of New Diorama's new season Kandisnky will also be premiering TRAP STREET, opening in March 2018.
QUOTES FOR STILL ILL
★★★★ "An intricately-layered, exquisitely detailed piece from rising stars Kandinsky" Time Out
★★★★ "Fascinating, layered, intelligent" The Stage
★★★★★ "Breathtaking stuff… an enormously affecting bit of theatre" London City Nights