Don’t leave me now
The Fondation Ipsen hosted a theatre performance about familial upheavals when a loved one is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or cerebral dementia (November 21stat 4pm). This play has been written by playwright Brian Daniels and directed by Jeni Draper, and explores with insight and humour the impact of early onset dementia on family life.
“Don’t Leave Me Now” written by playwright Brian Daniels and inspired by two real stories, explores with insight and humour the impact of early onset dementia on family life. Where does love end and duty begin? or does it?
“The play is subtly powerful, sympathetic and sharp, sad and funny… where dementia is the villain, words are priceless”– Howard Jacobson, Booker Prize winning author (New Statesman 2016)
“Don’t Leave Me Now” is endorsed by all major dementia charities including Dementia UK, The Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Pathfinders, Cruse Bereavement Care, Hospice UK (formerly the National Council for Palliative Care).
The play has been widely performed throughout the UK and Northern Ireland in theatres, hospitals, hospices, community centres, libraries, care homes, churches, mosques, synagogues, universities and schools. The play has been seen in the UK Parliament.
Cast: Brian Daniels, Alexa Edelist, Shenagh Govan, Gill McVey and Sophie Turner.
Date: November 21st
Venue: 65 quai George Gorse, 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France