Whose Life Is It Anyway
6th - 14th March 1998
Ken Harrison has been so severely injured in a car crash
that he is totally paralysed, only his brain functions normally. He is
being kept alive by the miracle of medicine but wishes to die. This he
could achieve by discharging himself from the hospital, but being wholly
helpless has to gain the authorities' consent. The play examines the moral
and legal aspects of the situation, and the reactions of hospital staff.
Finally the whole matter is laid before a judge who hears the evidence
and gives his verdict.
Director: John Foreman
|Dr. Paul Travers
|Mr. Justice Milhouse