Emmie Newitt

PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS returns to the West End

Duncan Macmillan's smash hit play will return for a strictly limited 14-week run at the Trafalgar Theatre.

people places and things west endProduction images from 2016 West End production. Photo by Johan Persson.

PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS will arrive in London's West End from 3 May, with Denise Gough reprising her Olivier award-winning role.

Further casting is to be announced.

The creative team of PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

The intoxicating play is directed by the acclaimed, award-winning Jeremy Herrin and was originally co-produced by the National Theatre and Headlong. Tony Award-winner Bunny Christie will also bring back her innovative set design for PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS. Her special on-stage seating brings an element of intimacy to the play's vivid and transfixing portrayal of addiction.

They will be joined by costume designer Christina Cunningham, lighting designer James Farncombe, composer Matthew Herbert, sound designer Tom Gibbons, video designer Andrzej Goulding, movement director Polly Bennett, casting director Jessica Ronane with original casting by Wendy Spon.


Delving into the struggles of addiction and identity; PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS follows the talented actress Emma whose life spirals out of control due to her addiction to drugs and alcohol. As she enters rehab, she struggles with the challenge of confronting her demons and reconciling with her past.

PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS had critically acclaimed runs at the National Theatre and Wyndham's Theatre, as well as a UK tour.


Offering audiences a compelling portrayal of one woman's battle for sobriety and self-acceptance; PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS will be a huge hit once again with London audiences when it returns in the Spring.

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