There are good intentions all round here, and a real desire to raise awareness, understand different perspectives and encourage a diverse range of voices onstage.
How would you cope if your partner was diagnosed with autism? Mike Heath’s new play The Big Things, now running at London’s Baron’s Court Theatre until 5 May, traces one couple’s journey and how it affects them and their partnering. Watch these lovely behind-the-scenes videos with the show’s stars May Cunningham and Matthew John Wright from the rehearsal room – and then get booking!
How many autistic adults are undiagnosed? Mike Heath’s new play The Big Things gets its world premiere tonight (18 April 2018) at London’s Baron’s Court Theatre, where it runs until 5 May, including a post-show Q&A chaired by Mates co-founder Terri Paddock on 27 April. Check out our bumper photo galleries – and then get booking!
“We selected the play for production because we were won over by the beautifully complex central female character, Grace. Through her experiences, we gain insight into the intricacies of living with autism as an adult and a new parent.”