Do we all have an inner deity that we’d like to be? Do we need to confront our fleshy truths?


Playwright and paediatrician Dr Serena Haywood will be hosting an event about body image, obesity and caring.

Her new play Goddess, which premieres at the Tristan Bates Theatre in London as part of the Camden Fringe on August 17, explores how to be comfortable in your own body despite the pressures we all face.

Jessica Radcliffe, of Tangerine Theatre, said the play was “Very, very funny but also very thoughtful and clearly going to some dark places." 

Join a panel of experts in ethics, obesity and health to hear extracts from the play interspersed with a discussion exploring some of the key themes including body image, obesity, dementia and caring.

This is a free public event open to all and part of the St George’s, University of London, series Art of Medicine which aims to highlight how art, the humanities, science and medicine work together and emphasise the importance of varied perspectives for healthcare professionals.

The event takes place on 23rd July at 6pm Boardrooms H2.6/7/8, Hunter Wing, St George’s, University of London.

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