I was incredibly impressed with the show. It’s no easy task to broach the subject of mental illness, whilst being genuinely funny at the same time.
I think Cracking Up achieved its aim... to broach a very sensitive and taboo topic area, whilst challenging people’s preconceptions and reduce the stigma surrounding mental ill health.
Andy Kinash - Health Service Journal Conference Producer
Mental Health Congress Nov, 2010
There is anger and sadness as there should be, as well as lots of really funny moments. Through this combination, the audience is drawn into recognising the loneliness of mental illness and how people grow wise through experiencing it. For me, this really works. I would thoroughly recommend Cracking Up – it is a good way to raise the issues, and really entertaining.
Caroline Leveaux - Assistant Director
Mental Health and Secondary Care,
NHS Kensington and Chelsea
The Science Museum, Oct 2010