The Elephant Man
AboutThe play is based upon the life of John Merrick, a man so physically deformed that he became known as the Elephant Man and is forced to display himself in public in freak shows. Due to the kindness of Dr Treves, Merrick is admitted into the London Hospital for care and observation. Treves is determined to help Merrick lead a normal life and he becomes the toast of society. In the end however, Merrick, finds that normality isn’t something he can achieve, or that he necessarily wants.
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