Currently in development is a new work by ViSiBLE exploring the challenges of sleeplessness in later age and increasingly at all ages
Sleep doctors have called it the silent epidemic, with 10% of the population now estimated as suffering from insomnia.
Writer Sonja Linden is currently collaborating with Visible Associate Artist and acclaimed director Mike Alfreds, as well as an ensemble of distinguished older actors to co-create a piece of imaginative theatre exploring sleep, dreams and sleeplessness across a single night in the life of six characters.
Click here to learn more about Linden and Alfreds on the about page.
Six Characters in Search of a Good Night’s Sleep is currently exploring ideas through devising processes that are kindly supported by the Diorama Arts Centre, Regents Place, London and Arts Council England.
Research for this new work is supported by the following distinguished sleep scientists:
Professor Jim Horne
Sleep neuroscientist, Loughborough University
Professor Derk-Jan Dijk
Director of the Sleep Research Centre, University of Surrey