Who Cares

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ISBN 9780571326402 Format Paperback
9780571326402
Paperback
Published 16/04/2015 Length 96 pages
96

About Book

A phrase we used to use: it is the best gift the British people have given to themselves. Because it is. No one else has done this.

The NHS belongs to us.

Over eighteen months Michael Wynne interviewed nurses, doctors, paramedics, historians, policy makers and politicians up and down the country, gathering an unrivalled collection of testimonies from those connected to every aspect of the NHS. In a this verbatim play, he gives voice to unheard perspectives on its past, present and possible future.

Who Cares premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in April 2015 in the run up to the General Election.

A phrase we used to use: it is the best gift the British people have given to themselves. Because it is. No one else has done this.The NHS belongs to us. Over eighteen months Michael Wynne interviewed nurses, doctors, paramedics, historians, policy makers and politicians up and down the country, gathering an unrivalled collection of testimonies from those connected to every aspect of the NHS. In a this verbatim play, he gives voice to unheard perspectives on its past, present and possible future.Who Cares premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in April 2015 in the run up to the General Election.
  • About Michael Wynne

    Michael Wynne was born and brought up in Birkenhead. His first play, The Knocky, was performed at the Royal Court Theatre: it was awarded the Meyer Whitworth Award for Best New Play, and he was nominated for Best New Writer by the Writers Guild. Other plays include The People Are Friendly (Royal Court), nominated for Best Comedy Whatsonstage Awards; The Priory (Royal Court), which won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy and was nominated for Best Comedy Whatsonstage Awards; Sell Out (Frantic Assembly), which won Time Out Best Off West End Award; The Boy Who Left Home (Actor Touring Company); Dirty Wonderland (Frantic Assembly); Tits /Teeth (Soho Theatre/NYT) and Canvas (Chichester Festival Theatre). He also writes for TV and film, including Lapland (BBC1) and he co-wrote My Summer of Love (BBC Films), which won the BAFTA for Best British Film and Evening Standard Film Award for Best Screenplay.

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