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Josephine is putting on a play - Boris and Sistahl help. It's about anorexia. But don’t let that put you off. Unflinchingly they confront big issues (and extremely tiny ones). Today they will tackle a particularly thin elephant in the room. Obsession, addiction and not wanting to get out of bed: a play with songs from 2010 Stage Best Solo Performer award-winning Caroline Horton (You’re Not Like Other Girls Chrissy). ‘This Horton may not be hearing a 'Who?' for very long’ ★★★★ (Financial Times). Triggered@Warwick. Commissioned by BAC and Parabola Arts Centre. Funded by a Wellcome Trust Arts Award. Ages 13+.
China Plate presents Caroline Horton
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Reviews & features
Mess12 Aug 2012
Catherine Horton's play about anorexia is a modest, self-conscious three-hander
A play about anorexia nervosa, written and (in part) performed by a young woman who was once very unwell with the eating disorder, might seem like one of those Fringe shows which should be avoided as resolutely as anything involving Les Dennis. However…
Mess - a comedy about anorexia, by Caroline Horton28 Jul 2012
'A play with songs’ combining comedy and poignancy
Caroline Horton (acclaimed performer of 2010 Fringe solo show You’re Not Like the Other Girls Chrissy) returns to Edinburgh with Mess, a piece she describes as ‘a play with songs’ inspired by her own experience of suffering with anorexia. ‘I didn’t want…
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