"We enable people to tell their stories"
We are a charity that listens to disadvantaged people and provides opportunities for them to create poetry, story, comedy and radio. Our mission is to enable people to tell their stories and this springs from a belief that it is unhealthy to bear an untold story inside you.
In 2010 we created a series of comedy nights and radio broadcasts called 'Warning: May Contain Nuts' which celebrated the experience of people with mental health issues. In 2013 we are working again in the field of mental health on 'Stories of Transformation.'
This project will record moments of discovery in the lives of people who have faced huge challenges. It will feature exhibitions and radio broadcasts. We hope it will inspire people more widely to reflect on opportunities for transformation in their own lives.
Warning: May Contain Nuts!
You can order a copy of 'Warning: May Contain Nuts!' the Book by visiting our 'Shop' section. From there you can also purchase a copy of our DVD which features the performances from this years production which was held at The Dome Studio, Brighton on Wednesday 10th October 2012 as part of World Mental Health Day.
Fifteen year old Rose hears voices. Mostly she gets along with them ok, but when her real Dad turns up out of the blue to take her away for the weekend, things get completely out of control. This radio 4 drama is created by Company Paradiso and Phil Gladwin, written by Phil Gladwin and directed by Mary Peate. It has sprung out of a project that listened to people with mental health issues, and in this case people who hear voices.
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