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Within Sight - Pay What You Can £15.00 / £12.00 / £10.00

In the Works present
Within Sight
By Ellen Renton
Thursday 16 June, 6.00pm
Pay What You Can £15.00 / £12.00 / £10.00

Our protagonist is ‘an inspiration', ‘so brave', and tired of hearing about it. As a disabled athlete, she takes pride in her athletic prowess. But after receiving news she narrowly missed out on making the GB Paralympics team, she starts untangling the ways in which she has internalised the extreme expectations society puts on disabled people to be either an inspiration — or a

Within Sight is poet Ellen Renton's debut solo show. It is a fictional piece based on her personal experience of living with albinism.

Renton's soft-spoken but hard-hitting poetry, dismantles ableism, inspiration porn, and the myth of the Paralympics.

‘an assured, engaging piece of work.' **** The Stage

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