EVERY BRILLIANT THING
an uplifting story about depression
The worldwide smash hit is back on tour.
You’re seven years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy.
You make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world.
Everything worth living for.
- Ice cream
- Water fights
- Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch TV
- The colour yellow
- Things with stripes
- People falling over
A play about depression and the lengths we go to for those we love.
Based on true and untrue stories.
★★★★ “Heart-wrenching, hilarious… possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop” The Guardian (click HERE to read full review)
“Captivating… guaranteed to keep your eyes brimming… often very funny… takes the chill off the depths of a light-starved winter” The New York Times (click HERE to read full review)
★★★★ “Absurdly cherishable… fantastically likeable” The Sunday Times
- Capacity is limited as seating is on the Everyman stage
- Running time 60 minutes no interval
- Age recomendation 14+
PRESENTED BY PAINES PLOUGH & PENTABUS THEATRE
A NEW PLAY BY DUNCAN MacMILLAN | CO-WRITTEN BY JONNY DONAHOE
DIRECTED BY GEORGE PERRIN | STARRING JAMES ROWLAND