I Gave Him An Orchid

In 1885 Sarah Henley throws herself off a bridge. She lives. In 2015 Sarah talks about this and other things that push us over the edge. It is not about suicide, well, only a bit, it’s about love and what it makes us do. Inspired by real heart-breaking stories; some given, some found, some stolen.

An act of public self-help, absurd melodrama and poetic meanderings around our perpetual preoccupation with this pumping organ.

Winner of the 100˚ Jury Prize Berlin, making its UK debut.

I Gave Him An Orchid is on in the Old Lab, Summerhall, 13.20, from the 14th to the 22nd, and the Anatomy Lecture Theatre from the 24th-29th. Click here for more information.

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