Thursday 6 August 2015 – 6.40pm/Kings Place: Hall One
Online Price: £7.50/£5 Early Bird Offer (until 21 June)


Music: Jocelyn Pook
Words: Emma Bernard and Phyllis Williams, featuring the recorded voices of Bobby Baker, Mary Pook and Julie McNamara
Melanie Pappenheim mezzo-soprano

Hearing Voices is a dramatised song-cycle composed by Jocelyn Pook, in collaboration with director/dramaturg Emma Bernard and mezzo-soprano Melanie Pappenheim.

Inspired by Pook’s great aunt Phyllis Williams, whose diaries chart her incarceration and her struggle to live with the voices she heard, Hearing Voices unleashes the pain, laughter and protest of women who’ve experienced mental illness across the generations.

Duration 45 minutes. Suitable for all ages.

For more information and to book tickets, please visit the Kings Place website.

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