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Ep. 188 - Jess Thom AKA Touretteshero

Jess Thom is a comedian and theatre-maker who’s known as her alter-ego, Touretteshero. Touretteshero is also a project that she co-founded, aimed at increasing awareness of Tourette syndrome, the neurological condition which Jess was diagnosed with in her early twenties. The first Touretteshero production, Backstage in Biscuit Land debuted at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014 and won the Total Theatre Award for Best Emerging Company. For BBC 2, Jess made the film Me, My Mouth and I, a 60-minute film exploring neuro-diversity in the arts. Jess has delivered a TED talk at The Royal Albert Hall and appeared on This Morning, RTE's Saturday Night Show with Brendan O'Connor, Stephen Fry's Planet Word, The Today Programme and Russel Howard's Good News. Jess Thom is guest number 188 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things she'd like to put in a time capsule; four she’d like to preserve and one she’d like to bury and never have to think about again .


For more information on Touretteshero, please visit: www.touretteshero.com .


Follow Touretteshero on Twitter: @touretteshero .


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Follow Michael Fenton Stevens on Twitter: @fentonstevens and Instagram @mikefentonstevens .


Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .

Music by Pass The Peas Music .

Artwork by matthewboxall.com .


This podcast is proud to be associated with the charity Viva! Providing theatrical opportunities for hundreds of young people.

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