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My Perfect Mind

My Perfect Mind

created by Told By An Idiot

written by Kathryn Hunter, Paul Hunter and Edward Petherbridge

A Told by an Idiot, Young Vic and Theatre Royal Plymouth co-production

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"Very funny"
The Sunday Telegraph

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“Edward Petherbridge’s greatest artistic achievement… Paul Hunter is the perfect comic foil”
The Times 

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"Like watching a masterclass on King Lear under the influence of LSD"
Daily Telegraph

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"Bonkers, borderline offensive... highly amusing"
Time Out

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"Hilarious, haunting, superbly directed by Kathryn Hunter"
The Independent 

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The Times

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"Infected by gleeful madness"
The Guardian

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"Charming, very funny and occasionally bizarre"
Evening Standard

Acclaimed classical actor Edward Petherbridge rehearsed the role of King Lear – then a major stroke left him barely able to move. As he struggled to recover, he made a discovery: the entire role of Lear still existed word for word in his mind. 

Directed by Kathryn Hunter and performed by Edward Petherbridge and Paul Hunter, this is a moving and comic exploration of the resilience of the human spirit.

Click here to see what audiences have been saying about the show so far.

Direction Kathryn Hunter I
Design Michael Vale I
Light Alex Wardle I
Sound Gregory Clarke

Paul Hunter, 
Edward Petherbridge