People, Places & Things

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Trafalgar Theatre
3 May – 10 August 2024

Duncan Macmillan’s intoxicating hit play People, Places & Things, directed by Jeremy Herrin (Best of Enemies, This House) and designed by Tony Award®-winner Bunny Christie (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), makes a triumphant return to London this May.

Denise Gough reprises her Olivier Award-winning role as Emma, a struggling actress whose life is spinning recklessly out of control.

Gough’s ‘explosive and fearless performance’ (Hollywood Reporter) has garnered acclaim in London and New York, with critics hailing her performance as ‘stunning’ (Time Out), ‘ingenious’ (The New York Times) and ‘unmissable’ (Evening Standard).

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?

Strictly limited 14-week season begins 3rd May.

The original National Theatre and Headlong production.


Denise Gough


Writer Duncan Macmillan

Director Jeremy Herrin

Set Designer Bunny Christie

Costume Designer Christina Cunningham

Lighting Designer James Farncombe

Music Matthew Herbert

Sound Designer Tom Gibbons

Video Designer Andrzej Goulding

Movement Polly Bennett

Casting Jessica Ronane CDG CSA

Original Casting Wendy Spon

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