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Growing into Recovery Part 1


We are privileged to follow the development of the Summergrove allotment, where residents are helped by local allotment holders Sue and Geoff to prepare the ground for an early planting of the future produce. The team are eager to get started,…

Frustrated creatives in recovery


In recovery many people report an increase in energy, a need to be active and often people begin to re-connect with the creative side of their make-up. So Trevessa is going in search of ways to tap into that creativity. She…

Christmas Special 2009, addiction support, relapse prevention with George Williams


Ed Mitchell and George Williams introduce the Inexcess offering for the festive season. We have spoken to those in the know about what strategies we might use to avoid relapse at Christmas and have an enjoyable time. This includes words of…

Phil Fox, David Charkham, Jimmy Page interview; Outside Edge – 10 Years on the boards.


In December 2009 Inexcess TV had the opportunity to film the Outside Edge Theatre Company’s ten year celebrations. This was fantastic night with over five performances of drama and music, displaying the fascinating and powerful work the Outside Edge performers…

Recovery Through Film Part Three


In part three of Recovery Through Film David McCollom is working with the group from Hollylodge, Pierpoint to complete the editing and design the sleeve of the DVD. Its been a twelve week course and finally the hard work is paying…

Recovery Through Film Part Two


From Addiction to pop video’s - We join the group at Pier Point (addiction treatment centre) as they begin filming their pop video, hitting the streets for the second part of the David McCollom’s 12 week music and film course at…

Recovery Through Film Part One


We visited Pierpoint House in St.Annes-on-Sea, to meet up with David McCollom who is running a creative media course for people in treatment for addiction. The course runs for ten weeks and forms part of their structured therapeutic programme. The course…

Candlelight Vigil for Those Lost to Addiction and Alcoholism


Friend of Inexcess TV and local film maker Chase Johnston-Lynch has given us special access to a film he produced at the Candlelight Vigil for Those Lost to Addiction and Alcoholism. The 2nd Merseyside candlelight vigil and remembrance event took place…

Outside Edge Theatre Company Interview: David Charkham & Jimmy Page


Inexcess spoke to Outside Edge Theatre board member and therapist David Charkham and Outside Edge Patron Jimmy Page. They spoke about the creation of the theatre company and why they became involved. Both men talk about the success of using drama…

Outside Edge Theatre Company Interview: Phil Fox & Mark Ogilvie


Following the successful performance of Broken Glass by the Outside Edge Theatre Company George took some time to speak to Creative Director Phil Fox and Actor Mark Ogilvie about the drama, how it came about and what it takes to…