• Performance
  • British Sign Language
  • Speech-to-text
Black and white photographic portrait of Cheryl Martin performing holding a microphone.
Alaska by Cheryl Martin. © Image by Fotocad.

Take a seat at the table with Cheryl Martin for this intimate conversation about how she survived depression, asylums – even being black at Cambridge in the 1980s – and found a way to thrive. This performance follows Cheryl’s emotional journey and features fantastical images, singing and dancing.

This show mentions suicide and self-harm.

About your artist

Photograph of Cheryl Martin

Cheryl Martin

Cheryl Martin's website

Cheryl Martin examines experiences most people are afraid to talk about with a humour, warmth and raw honesty that draws audiences in. Her shows tour to studios, as well as non-theatre spaces such as libraries, hospitals, living rooms and prisons. She has won an Edinburgh Fringe First, as co-director/producer of ‘The World Is Too Much’ (Traverse Theatre), and two Manchester Evening News Awards, one for writing and one for directing.