People, Places and Things

Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA

Fresh from a sold-out run at the National Theatre, Duncan Macmillan’s acclaimed new play transfers to the Wyndham’s Theatre.

People, Places and Things is an intoxicating new play about surviving the modern world.

Written by Duncan Macmillan and directed by Jeremy Herrin, the drama originally opened at the National Theatre on 1 September 2015; it is the latest collaboration between Headlong and the National, following the acclaimed Earthquakes in London and The Effect.

People, Places and Things runs from the 15 March 2016 until 18 June 2016 at the Wyndham’s Theatre.

STORY

Emma was having the time of her life. Now she’s in rehab.

Her first step is to admit that she has a problem. But the problem isn’t with Emma, it’s with everything else. She needs to tell the truth. But she’s smart enough to know that there’s no such thing.

When intoxication feels like the only way to survive the modern world, how can she ever sober up?

CAST

Denise Gough is to reprise the central role of Emma from the National Theatre production.
The cast also includes Jacob James Beswick, Nari Blair-Mangat, Alistair Cope, Jacqui Dubois, Charlotte Gascoyne, Sally George, Kevin McMonagle, Nathaniel Martello-White, Barbara Marten, David Rubin and Laura Woodward.

CREATIVE

People, Places and Things written by Duncan Macmillan and directed by Jeremy Herrin features design by Bunny Christie, sound by Tom Gibbons, lighting by James Farncombe and costume by Christina Cunningham.

REVIEWS

★★★★★ ‘A triumph – Denise Gough delivers an emotionally shattering performance.’ Evening Standard.
★★★★ ‘Vivid. Vibrant. Astonishing performances from Denise Gough, Barbara Marten and Alistair Cope.’ Guardian
★★★★ ‘Thoughtful. Darkly humane. Superbly directed by Jeremy Herrin.’ Independent
★★★★ ‘Powerful. Provocative. Thrilling. Denise Gough is stunning.’ Time Out
★★★★ Denise Gough gives a career-making performance. ‘ The Times
★★★★ ‘An excellent production. Denise Gough electrifies.’ Observer
★★★★ ‘Wonderfully well-crafted, often very funny, with a superb performance by Denise Gough.’ The Sunday Times