Fast by Kate Barton
Member company Digital Drama presents this dark new psychological drama at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Washington State, 1910. ‘Doctor’ Linda Hazzard opens her sanatorium to the public. The public do not always survive… Fast by Kate Barton is a new dark psychological drama based on true events. Complex, beguiling and utterly driven in the male world of medicine, Hazzard advocated a fasting cure that gripped the press and divided a nation. Chiming with the current spotlight on ‘clean eating’ lifestyle choices, Fast questions our obsession with the latest diets and celebrity endorsement. How far would you go to find the perfect cure…?
★★★★ ‘Unmissable – this psychological thriller plays with your mind and emotions’
★★★★ ‘Black Mirror vibe… intriguing, creepy and heart wrenching’
★★★★ ‘This was just brilliant – I couldn’t recommend it more!’
Shortlisted for the Best New Play Award 2018