MAD TO BE NORMAL: Gala Screenings For David Tennant's New Film Sell Out In Minutes!
Tickets for a gala screening of David Tennant's latest film, Mad To Be Normal, sold out within minutes of going on sale this morning.
David will be walking the red carpet on Sunday 26th February as Mad To Be Normal makes its world premier as part of the Glasgow Film Festival. Three screenings of the film will take place at the festival with tickets gone in 16 minutes.
The film will be screened at Glasgow Film Theatre and stars David as the renowned Scottish psychiatrist Ronnie Laing, the so called acid-Marxist who rejected the accepted medical model of mental illness in order to focus on the personal emotional journeys of each of his patients. In 1965, Laing and a group of colleagues created the Philadelphia Association and started a unique psychiatric community project at Kingsley Hall, where patients and therapists lived together. He was often criticised for his techniques, which included the occasional use of the drug LSD.
Mad To Be Normal, which also stars Elisabeth Moss, Michael Gambon and Gabriel Byrne, was filmed at various locations across Yorkshire and London in 2016. The movie is a Gizmo Films production with Bad Penny Productions and GSP Studios.
Festival Co-Director Allison Gardner told The Scottish Sun: “David Tennant gives an absolutely stunning performance as R.D. Laing in Mad To Be Normal and it seems only fitting that Glasgow should have the honour of hosting the premiere of a film about one of the city’s most complex, charismatic figures.”
The film's Official Facebook page said:
"Tickets to all 3 screens at the Glasgow Film Festival sold out in 16 minutes this morning - sorry to those of you who missed out but a good sign of the potential for the film."