We're in The Stage!

A big thank you to our reader and admin leader Nicky Goldie, for this honest and inspiring interview in The Stage. 

 

"Only actors can do this job. To engage someone who is very poorly, and probably frightened and depressed, you have to have the performance sklls to bring a story or poem or song to life, especially as you're fighting against the hubbub of a busy hospital ward." - Nicky Goldie

 

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Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition 2016
Winners Announced -

Alpha Kabeeja's moving experience of stroke, and the work of InterAct.

Interesting research has emerged on the relationship between Stroke and depression.

In Sept 2015 we restarted our award winning work at 3 hospitals, Homerton, the National and Royal Sussex Brighton.

Our bi-ennial short story award will be held at Hampstead Downstairs on Friday 18th March as part of the literary festival.

A review of the film "Churchill's Secret" shown on ITV recently mentions the work of InterAct.

Heather Rayment, Administrator of the Royal Sussex sent this feedback to the office.

From September 2015 the charity decided it would be best practice not to continue subsidizing our hospital work via our reserves

The wonderful Chiswick book festival raised £2500 for InterAct.

Priscilla Parkinson, had a stroke at 17yrs old.

Read her illuminating experience of being a teenage stroke survivor.