Still Ill

Winner of Warehouse Theatre's 2010 International Playwriting Competition originally called Transitions.
Still Ill was co-produced by Truant, Oldham Coliseum and supported by Arts Council England. It was directed by Joyce Branagh and starred Alison Darling, Neal McWilliams, Ian Curley and Sean Croke.
It toured to The Lowry, Salford; The Arts Centre, Ormskirk; Oldham Coliseum; Seven Arts, Leeds and The Lantern Theatre, Liverpool in November 2014.


"A demanding and very moving play."
4 stars WhatsonStage
"Provocative, edgy ... Billy Cowan is clearly a writer with a knack for digging around in the moral complexities of our times."
Liverpool Salon
Shay Rowan photography
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