Not I by Samuel Beckett

Tue 20 November - Wed 21 November

Not I

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Tourette’s Hero

Jess Thom has Tourettes, a condition that means she makes movements and noises she can’t control, called tics.

Following award-winning Backstage In Biscuit Land, she takes on Samuel Beckett’s short play in a theatrical experience that explores neurodiversity and asks who is allowed to perform what and who gets the final say.

All performances are accompanied by a BSL interpreter/performer and are relaxed. This means that if you tic, shout or move about, you’re more than welcome. And the great thing is, everyone can benefit from a relaxed performance.

BSL Synopsis



‘Jess Thom gives Beckett’s motormouth extra bite’

The Guardian

‘Cathartic, inclusive, political and personal’

The Stage

‘A brilliant piece of conceptual performance’

What's On Stage

‘Jess is magnetic. She is hilarious. She has the audience rapt’

Disability Arts Online