Arts and Health

Interview with Shaparak Khorsandi

Shaparak tells us about her experience acting the part of “Brain” Shaparak Khorsandi played the character ‘Brain’ in our audio drama Silva Linings Care Plan Silva Lining’s Care Plan: listen, and she was nominated for Best Supporting Performance New Jersey Web Fest 2022. For Khorsandi – an internationally recognised stand-up comedian – the world of …

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Diary of a visit to Denmark to present our play Out Like Fudge at a medical conference

Diary of a visit to Denmark to present 2BU Production’s play Out Like Fudge at a medical conference. An out of the ordinary week in a life during November 2021 Wednesday This morning I will meet a Danish nurse who is to be my escort. We find each other under the main clock at København …

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Listen to Silva Lining’s Care Plan Podcast

Nominated for a Banff Media Rockie Award 2022 Nominated for Outstanding Drama, Best Supporting Performance and Best Directions, New Jersey Web Fest 2022 Shortlisted Marlene Sidaway, Best Actress, BBC Audio Award 2022 Shortlisted  Best Audio Fiction Series, Indie Series Awards 2022 Longlisted for the Woman’s Prize of Playwrighting 2020 Listen to the podcast here: Listen …

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How do you write about Dementia and Carers?

A podcast play about carers and dementia, Silva Lining’s Care Plan, from the perspective of a clinical researcher and neuropsychologist by writer Elspeth Penny It’s just a better way of treating a human being. Dons Coleston-Shields What happens when a neuropsychologist from Nottingham’s The Institute of Mental Health reads a draft podcast play about carers …

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