SYNOPSIS
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"When we suffer, we suffer as equals. And in their capacity to suffer, a dog is a pig is a bear... is a boy." Philip Wollen.

Piles of Clothes on a Piano

"Absolutely spellbinding"
London Audience Club

KNOCK KNOCK tells the story of a man who lives with Dissociative Identity disorder (D.I.D.) - known, until 1994, as Multiple Personality Disorder. It is a rare psychological condition in which two or more distinct identities or personality states, are present in an individual and alternately take control of that individual. The person also experiences extensive memory loss. Usually, the primary identity or ‘host’ carries the individual’s given name and is passive, guilty and or depressed. Each of the identities or ‘alters’ is experienced as though it has a distinct history and self-image with a separate name, reported age, gender and personal history. 

 

The various identities may or may not like or approve of one another or even know of one another’s existence. D.I.D. is thought to result from severe trauma during childhood. It is a coping mechanism - the person dissociates his / her conscious self from a situation or experience that is too painful to acknowledge.

Floyd Toulet - Writer

Floyd Toulet - Writer

Joe Staton - Director

Joe Staton - Director

Lucy Bagley (Cast)

Lucy Bagley (Cast)

Philip Blair (Cast)

Philip Blair (Cast)

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A slaughterhouse is set on fire and the man believed to be responsible is questioned. A disturbing game of cat and mouse ensues until a series of flashbacks finally exposes the truth.
WRITTEN BY – Floyd Toulet
DIRECTED BY– Joe Staton
Lucy Bagley - Woman
Philip Blair - Man
Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Adult themes and some strong language.

 

Recommended for 15 and older.

"KNOCK KNOCK dares us not to look away."

Peter Egan

Actor and Advocate

“I have dissociative identity disorder.
Do you know what that means? 

It means people like you think I’m insane.”

Surprising, powerful and unsettling, KNOCK KNOCK takes you on a journey deep into a mind broken by the past.

“I hear voices in my head. Each one as recognisable and individual to me as yours is to you."

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