On Blindness

By Glyn Cannon


On Blindness


A Frantic Assembly, Paines Plough and Graeae co-production

Originally commissioned by Paines Plough and Graeae

First performed on 12th February 2004

A man stands tall, looking up into the middle distance. He's in front of a blue backdrop with three spotlights streaming down it.
This post is written by: Scott Graham Artistic Director

We performed again, with actors with various disabilities. This in itself was a huge and brilliant learning curve that has informed our work and access focus to this day.

Touching on art, honesty, disability and sexuality, On Blindness was an ambitious piece. I don't think it captured the heights of Tiny Dynamite but it was a genuine and passionate attempt to create intelligent and accessible theatre.

It was a great opportunity to work with directors Vicky Featherstone and Jenny Sealey in an extremely diverse company of actors.