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Comedian Ruby Wax has Theatre Royal Wakefield date

Ruby Wax. Picture by Steve Ullathorne.

Ruby Wax. Picture by Steve Ullathorne.

 

Comedian and mental health campaigner Ruby Wax will appear at Theatre Royal Wakefield next month.

She recently grauated with a Masters degree after studying Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy.

And her studies provide some of the material for the show.

Ruby said: “We know so much about how the world works - but so little about how our own minds work. It’s like having a Ferrari on top of your head but no one gave you the keys.

“We are not equipped for this century, it’s too hard, too fast, and too full of fear; we just don’t have the bandwith.

“Our brains can’t take so much information in a world where we’re bombarded by bad news and force-fed information. I can just about take in the weather then I’m exhausted. You open a newspaper, everyone’s dead. We’re only supposed to know what our neighbour is up to; if the woman next door to you is having sex with the man next door to her we need to know; but four doors down and it’s none of our business.”

‘Ruby Wax: Sane New World - The Tour’ arrives at Theatre Royal Wakefield on Thursday, March 20 at 7.30pm.

For more information or tickets visit www.theatreroyalwakefield.co.uk or call 01924 211311.

 

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