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One-man-show hopes to 'break down barriers' with mental illness

Director John Young and actor Lorcan O'Mahoney

Audience should expect engagement says lead actor

One man's struggle with his mental health will be brought to the stage as a piece of performance art over the next two nights.

'The Funny Thing About Depression' which stars actor Lorcan O'Mahoney, will tell of the 'terrible' moments from his life, following diagnosis of the illness.

Given the choice of venue at the South Douglas Friends' Association, he hopes the show will allow for more accessible and interactive storytelling:

Tickets are available here on the Isle of Man Arts Council website for both tonight and tomorrow's show which begin at 7.30pm.

Listen below to when Manx Radio met with Lorcan and John ahead of their show:

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