Music is medication
Apple Tree Yard's Ben Chaplin heads to the Old Vic to lead this world premiere play from the man behind Sunny Afternoon and Blue/Orange.
In a swanky London recording studio a fight rages between a songwriter, her producers, their lawyers and a psychotherapist over who owns the rights to a hit song. Scratching beneath the glitz and glamour of the music industry, Mood Music is a witty portrait of the 'biz and the strange personalities drawn to it.
In addition to his celebratory biography of the Kinks and highly praised Blue/Orange, Australian Penhall has also lent his talents to Netfix's Mindhunter and film adaptations of The Last King of Scotland and The Road.