DIY Theatre Company has been creating entertaining, accessible and thought-provoking theatre since 1994. Our shows are based on our own ideas and experiences. We use lots of different art forms and try to make our work as accessible as possible. Most of our shows are suitable for small scale touring.
The story so far: Following Patient 36 looks at Learning Disability History. We have found this a very challenging process and some of the things we have been exploring have been difficult to talk about and to make work about. It is important that this is a creative project – a story in words and […]Find out more
DIY actors played Patient 36 built on the legacy of Mabel Cooper, a learning disabled activist and resident of a long-stay hospital who refused to be silent. This was an incredibly moving performance and taught us a lot about what it was like to live as a learning disabled person in earlier times.Find out more