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Actors Touring Company Present
LIVING WITH THE LIGHTS ON
by Mark Lockyer
The thing is I’ve got myself
into a bit of a mess…
I keep forgetting my lines.
I’ve left my girlfriend and
I’m beginning to stink.
And to make matters worse
I’ve met the Devil.
In Mark Lockyer’s hilarious, touching and critically acclaimed solo show, the actor shares the true story of how his life fell apart following an on-stage meltdown during a 1995 RSC production of Romeo and Juliet.
Mark’s story is a terrifying roller coaster ride through the medical and criminal justice systems, through prison and hospital and on towards eventual recovery. It is testament to the fact that mental illness can happen to anyone and that, with the right treatment, there can be a life beyond it.
Supported by the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival and Creative Scotland.
About the Artist
Mark Lockyer trained at RADA. For the last 30 years he’s been at the National Theatre, RSC, Old Vic, Young Vic and the Royal Court, working with Ken Campbell, Mark Rylance and Sam Mendes.
Reviews for Living with the Lights On:
★★★★ The Times
★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★ Evening Standard
★★★★ Time Out
★★★★ The Stage
Part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival
If you are a Storytelling Centre Supporter, please select a full price ticket to book at the discounted rate.
A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings. No booking fee is applied to tickets purchased in person from the Scottish Storytelling Centre Box Office.
Scottish Storytelling Centre
Tue 17 – Thu 19 Oct
Full Price - £10.00
Storytelling Centre Supporter - £7.50
Start Time & Duration:
7.30pm (1hr 15)
Book tickets online or by calling our box office between 10am-6pm, Monday to Saturday (Sunday, July & August only, 12pm-6pm)
A booking fee of £1 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings.
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