Ruby Wax – comedian, writer, mental health campaigner – brings her touring one-woman show Ruby Wax: Sane New World: The Tour to the Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne, on Saturday, May 23.
Tickets are now on sale for this new show based on Ruby’s No. 1 best-selling book Sane New World: Taming the Mind, which has enjoyed worldwide success since publication in 2013.
The show ‘will help us understand why we sabotage our own sanity and provide a manual on how to survive the 21st century’.
It uses Ruby’s knowledge from her recent Masters Degree in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy at Oxford University spiked with comedy.
Do we need a ‘manual’? Ruby comments: “We are not equipped for this century, it’s too hard, too fast, and too full of fear; we just don’t have the bandwidth.
“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.”
Using her signature humour, Ruby gives a tour of the brain and how to tame it.
“We know so much about how the world works - but so little about our how our own minds work.
“It’s like having a Ferrari on top of your head but no one gave you the keys.”
Let Ruby Wax challenge your sanity. Tickets £18-£20, call the box office on 01323 412000 or book online at eastbournetheatres.co.uk