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A Gym Thing: The play with weighty issues

'I went from gym novice to gym bunny' says actor Tom Vallen, star and writer of A Gym Thing.

The new play charts one man's obsessive compulsive muscle dysmorphia, which is otherwise known as bigorexia.

A Gym Thing is playing at The Pleasance Theatre, London from 30 April to 13 May.

Video journalist: Alex Stanger