Winner of the Total Theatre Award for Innovation, Experimentation and Playing with Form.
Through a poetic script delivered in English and British Sign Language, Can I Start Again Please unravels its story slowly, heartbreakingly, through inference rather than straightforward narrative. Coffin-dark humour, bell ringing and the words of Wittgenstein combine to reflect on the capacity of language to articulate traumatic experience.
“An extraordinarily eloquent piece about silence and childhood sexual abuse, burning with anger, yet beautifully choreographed and powerfully controlled.” ★★★★★ The Stage
Sue MacLaine Company with Nadia Nadarajah
SICK! Festival commission & supported by public funding through Arts Council England