Losing the Plot in a Land of Lost Souls ; Theatre
Hitchings, Henry, The Evening Standard (London, England)
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DEMENTIA is one of the greatest health issues facing us this century -- and one of the most divisive.
Recently, Terry Pratchett has spoken of the contemporary "care burden" caused by Alzheimer's disease, Martin Amis has called for euthanasia booths on street corners, and an Oxford University study has revealed that for every pound spent on dementia research 12 times as much is spent investigating cancer.
Tamsin Oglesby's new play takes a mostly comic view of these concerns. It's set in a dystopian future, where Britain is desperately overcrowded with infirm pensioners. Society is ravaged by …
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