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11 March–15 March 2019

The Wonderful World of Dissocia

by Anthony Neilson

Directed by Bec Martin-Williams

Arcola Academy presents

The Wonderful World of Dissocia

By Anthony Neilson

Directed by Bec Martin-Williams

11-15 Mar, 8pm


See three #CD19 shows for £30 Standard/£24 Concessions. Just add them to your basket and you’ll receive a third off.


“Life’s full of clatter, but none of it matters, only who’ll hold your paw when you die.”


In search of a lost hour that has tipped the balance of her life, Lisa Jones visits a surreal wonderland where she meets insecurity guards, a deviant scapegoat and a singing polar bear, all desperate to keep her there. Dissocia turns theatrical convention on its head in this tragicomic journey into the underworld of mental illness. Anthony Neilson’s fantastically inventive, wildly comic and deeply moving play is reimagined by Arcola Academy.

The Wonderful World of Dissocia is a part of Arcola Participation’s Festival, Creative/Disruption 19. See the full line-up of shows and special events here.


Keisha Adjei
James Aroussi
Iman Boujelouah
Erin Harris
Kent Ibe
Rosa Lukacs
Oscar O'Brien
Patrick Philpott
Tristan Samek-Ralph
Clinton Shoyemi
Gabriel Sparkes
Ruby Stokes
Ruby Ward
Milly Zero


Anthony Neilson


Bec Martin-Williams

Assistant Director

Kaleya Baxe

Movement Director/Choreographer

Laura Dredger

Costume Designer

Cieranne Kennedy-Bell

Lighting Designer

Matthew Swithinbank


Isabelle Kelly

Stage Manager

Karina Olson
Standard £15
Concessions £12

Standard tickets are £12 or less with Arcola Passport.

Running time: 110 minutes approximately (including interval).

This production contains:
Strong language
Scenes of a sexual nature

Suitable for 16+

Press enquiries: Bec Martin —

24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London, E8 3DL
020 7503 1646

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