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Jeremy Weller

Very few theatre directors bring the real alive on stage. Jeremy Weller has the gift of dramatising ordinary life using ordinary people to make both seem real and extra- ordinary at the same time. His work is brave, dangerous and vivid.

Where It Hurts (Telegraph Review)

In a nutshell: Grassmarket Projects director Jeremy Weller has assembled a cast of non-actors – both erstwhile NHS patients and health care workers – and devised a script based on their experiences of the health system that’s relayed as if spontaneously... Continue Reading →

Where It Hurts @ Summerhall : Raw, honest personal experiences of NHS care (Skinny Review)

Unlike most productions at the fringe, Where It Hurts is an authentic piece performed entirely by non-actors, directed – or perhaps curated – by Jeremy Weller. An examination of NHS care by a cast of both patients and staff, these raw and... Continue Reading →

Regardless of your political or social alliance, the NHS is the lifeblood of this nation (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine Review)

It’s more of an institution than the BBC or the monarchy combined. There are so many stories of the health service which cross the entire spectrum of emotions, some of which none of us will have experienced. What is presented... Continue Reading →

2018 Edinburgh Festival Play – Where it Hurts

Jeremy was invited to be guest speaker at the conference, Performance and mental Health: Perspectives and Practices, 13th June 2018. He was presenting "Where it hurts” his 2018 Edinburgh Festival Play. His production developed while he was an artist in residence with the NHS.... Continue Reading →

Where It Hurts

Check the final work of the theater director Jeremy Weller and his extremely moving performance and working process. Where it Hurts - an hour long performance involves members of different communities from across Edinburgh and some former staff of the NHS... Continue Reading →

‘Where It Hurts’ Workshop Development

Writer and film and theatre director Jeremy Weller has created ‘Where it Hurts’; an hour long performance involving members of different communities from across Edinburgh and some former staff of the NHS and those currently training to work in the... Continue Reading →

DE ANDRE (THE OTHERS) Betty Nansen Theatre, Copenhagen , Denmark

Tells the story of Georg Larsen a renowned Danish War Correspondent (who played himself) in the play, and explores his attempt to make sense of the the Palestinian issue, through his filming of 3 documentaries. He interviewed Hezbollah and settlers... Continue Reading →

Influences

Real people talking - the importance of authenticity "I want to shatter the illusion of theatre, turn it inside out.  I don’t want people to suspend their disbelief.  I actually want them to see a human being being a human... Continue Reading →

The man who gets hoodies to talk about love

The man who gets hoodies to talk about love By SUZANNE MOORE UPDATED: 19:00, 15 October 2009 I am, I must admit, not a natural 'theatre' person. This was brought home to me by that wonderful scene in Peep Show... Continue Reading →

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