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An evalution report from Dr Jessica Mordsley can be downloaded here: (PDF, 2.2 MB (PDF Document))

The video below shows the panel discussion and question-and-answer session at the Lost Gardens of Heligan which concluded the State of Nature launch day at the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

The panellists are (left to right):

  • Dr Richard Davies, Director, Parthian Books (chair).
  • Professor Anthony Pinching, Interim Vice Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education & Associate Dean for Cornwall, Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry.
  • Simon Turley, Playwright, State of Nature.
  • Shelagh Otway, Locality Manager for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Alzheimer's Society.
Length: 41:28
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The panellists discuss the inspiration behind the play, the visual presentation of dementia, Professor Pinching’s experience of working with Theatrescience, the work of the Alzheimer’s Society, the outlook for dementia care, music therapy for dementia, Theatrescience’s history, ethos and process, stigma around dementia, the emotional impact of State of Nature, and more.