4.48 Psychosis

18 September – 13 October, 2018


I had a night in which everything was revealed to me. How can I speak again?

The early hours of the morning. You’re alone, with only your thoughts. How did you get here? And how do you get out?

Sarah Kane’s searing, final play in a ground-breaking new production from Deafinitely Theatre.

Award-winning Deafinitely Theatre bring its celebrated bilingual approach to Sarah Kane’s lyrical and haunting final play about mental health.

Directed by Paula Garfield, 4.48 Psychosis is performed in British Sign Language and spoken English for the very first time.

Quotes & Reviews




★★★★ "A radical reinterpretation… with a sense of menace and helplessness that leaves you reeling, sickened and disturbed." The Times on Deafinitely Theatre’s Contractions


★★★★ "Paula Garfield’s 75-minute staging… is entirely accessible… That none of its neat plotting or nerve-wrenching power is lost in translation is testament to just how adept Garfield and her company have become." The Stage on Contractions 

★★★★ "Director Paula Garfield has given a vital new life to George Brant's terse, fascinating piece… Grounded sees Deafinitely once again spread their wings." WhatsOnStage on Deafinitely Theatre’s Grounded 

Ticket Info

Tue 18 September - Sat 13 October

Tues - Sats @ 19:30 
Sat Matinees @ 15:00

£15 (Full)    |   £10 (Deaf Patrons)    |   £3 (Job Seekers Allowance)

To book tickets over the telephone please call the New Diorama Theatre Box Office on 0207 383 9034. Please note latecomers may not be admitted. 


There will be a relaxed performance of this production on Wednesday 3 October @ 19:30

There will be a STAGETEXT captioned performance of this production on Thursday 4 October @ 19:30

All performances are accessible for wheelchair users. If you have any specific access requirements please call our box office on 0207 383 9034.

The Company


Deafinitely Theatre is the UK’s first deaf-launched and led theatre company, staging productions of classic and contemporary plays for deaf and hearing audiences that combine the visual storytelling of British Sign Language with the immediacy of spoken English. 

The company’s previous shows have been seen at the Gate, Soho and Globe theatres. Its most recent production, Contractions by Mike Bartlett, a co-production with New Diorama Theatre, won the 2018 Off West End Award for Best Production.

www.deafinitelytheatre.co.uk / @DeafinitelyT

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