Tag Archives: physics

Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle, Wyndham’s Theatre

For the premiere work of new company Elliott & Harper Productions, director Marianne Elliott got the Curious Incident band back together, from playwright Simon Stephens to her acclaimed creative team. But it’s in service of a much more intimate piece that – while strikingly staged … Continue reading

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Mosquitoes, National Theatre

In the immediate, heartbroken aftermath of the EU Referendum, I had some very uncharitable thoughts about the right to vote. Perhaps it should involve some kind of IQ test, or at least a demonstrable ability to tell the difference between … Continue reading

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Hapgood, Hampstead Theatre

Almost 30 years after its frostily received premiere, Stoppard’s spy drama has come in from the cold. Howard Davies’ slick Hampstead revival brings clarity to the initially bewildering combination of physics, philosophy and postmodern Le Carré romp, creating a production … Continue reading

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Love and physics in a parallel universe

Ever wonder what might have happened if you’d made a different decision? Nick Payne’s ingenious 70-minute play, which has been on tour and to Broadway since its 2012 Royal Court premiere, uses theoretical physics to explore our fascination with the … Continue reading

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Constellations, Trafalgar Studios

Life, the universe and everything… in 70 minutes. You certainly can’t fault Nick Payne’s ambition, nor help but admire the dazzling inventiveness of his theoretical physics romcom with a side helping of artisanal beekeeping. Read my full theartsdesk review here

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The rationalists have all the fun

‘Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People’ at the Bloomsbury Theatre provides an alternative take on seasonal entertainment with a jam-packed, humorous and hugely inspirational feast of ideas Robin Ince will see your carol service and raise you chaos theory, ironing … Continue reading

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