Page extent: 88
ISBN: 9781849431682
Binding: PaperBack

BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer

Brian Lobel

PaperBack (13 Mar 2012)

Unexpected, quirky and provocative, BALL & Other Funny Stories About Cancer is a unique collection of performances about illness and the changing body over time. 

Documenting a trilogy of Brian Lobel’s monologue performances from 2001-2011, this collection challenges the inspirational stories of survivors and martyrs that have come before, infusing the ‘cancer story’ with an urgency and humour which is sometimes inappropriate, often salacious and always, above all else, honest and open.

Published together for the first time, this collection of performances goes beyond the chemotherapy to include reflections on politics, sexuality and gender, providing cancer – and cancer narratives – with a much-deserved kick in the ball(s).

Additional Information

ISBN13 9781849431682
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 88


“Could help people in training or those who work with them… funny, feisty, poignant monologue” – The Stage