Thought Virus

Thought Virus

After finding fame as a model in Beijing, Erkin, a young Chinese Uyghur Muslim ends up in a Chinese Detention Centre on a minor offence. After being released, he is re-arrested and sent to a ‘Rehabilitation Camp.’ The play follows his journey and the people he encounters on that journey, the betrayal and loss he endures and the impact on his family, along with their every day struggles living as a minority in modern day Communist China.​



Content warnings: Torture, Rape, Suicide, Miscarriage

Theatre Company Reviews:

Praise for Peter Barnett's previous work:

“Spirited show..." - The Stage

"...impressive power with words.” - ​The Stage

Praise for Peter Barnett's previous work:

"beautifully written........."
"an incredible atmosphere that was intense and powerful......."
"intriguing story, unexpected twists"

Production Details

Run Time:

  • One Act: 90 mins

Age Restrictions:

  • 15



  • Tue 26th Sep 2023 - 7:30 pm

  • Wed 27th Sep 2023 - 7:30 pm

  • Thu 28th Sep 2023 - 7:30 pm

  • Fri 29th Sep 2023 - 7:30 pm

  • Sat 30th Sep 2023 - 7:30 pm

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