Christopher has been confined to a psychiatric ward for a month. He wants out. The problem is he still thinks oranges are blue.
His doctor, convinced he needs help, wants to section him. The senior consultant thinks it’s all a question of culture: at home in Shepherd’s Bush Christopher will be amongst ‘people who think just like him’. And besides, it costs taxpayer money to keep Christopher in care.
Race, ethics, sanity and prejudice collide in Joe Penhall’s exquisitely sharp state of the nation classic.
A timely new production of the Olivier Award-winning play which premiered at the National Theatre in 2000
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