Dogstar Theatre Company
Dogstar reunites the creators of The Tailor of Inverness to present a powerful new production, telling the story of the greatest medical disaster of our time. Rab (Stewart Porter) and Bruce (Matthew Zajac) are haemophiliacs. They both live with life-threatening diseases contracted through the prescription of contaminated blood products. Thousands across the world have not survived. A ‘furiously skillful’ (Västerbottens-Kuriren, Sweden) multimedia theatre event, Factor 9 challenges the pharmaceutical industry and medical and political establishments, asking – how could this happen? ‘Be sure to see it’ (Vasterbottens-Kuriren, Sweden). ‘It was profoundly brilliant’ (Audience Member, Wales). Director Ben Harrison.
Contains strong language
Age category: 12+
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Reviews & features
Factor 95 Aug 2014
A shocking true story about contaminated NHS blood, performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Prepare to be physically shaken by Factor 9. The show from Inverness' Dogstar Theatre – which has already toured to rave reviews – alternately elicits tears, nausea and trembling rage that this true story could ever have been allowed to happen. It tells…