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My Perfect Mind
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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

★ ★ ★ ★ ★  "Very funny" The Sunday Telegraph

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

★ ★ ★ ★ "Like watching a masterclass on King Lear under the influence of LSD" Daily Telegraph ★ ★ ★ ★ "Bonkers, borderline offensive... highly amusing" Time Out ★ ★ ★ ★ "Hilarious, haunting, superbly directed by Kathryn Hunter" The Independent  ★ ★ ★ ★ "Beguiling" The Times

★ ★ ★ ★ "Infected by gleeful madness" The Guardian

★ ★ ★ ★ "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

With  Paul Hunter,  Edward Petherbridge