by Leeds Arts Centre
Medication! Medication! Randle P McMurphy thinks a stay in a state mental institution is easier than a short stint in a local prison. He quickly establishes himself as the leader of the patient’s council, clashes with the head nurse, challenges and changes ward rules and experiences the electric shock treatment. He begins to do what no professional has: change the lives of those who live on the ward, but all this comes at a high cost.