Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle

Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle Tickets

Wyndham's Theatre, London
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle
Wyndham's Theatre, London
Our Review 4 / 5

After acclaimed New York engagements off-Broadway in 2015 and on Broadway in 2016, Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens' compelling two-hander drama Heisenberg is set to make its West End premiere at the Wyndham's Theatre in October 2017. Collaborating once again with multi-award winning director Marianna Elliott, Heisenberg will also mark the inaugural West End show for Elliott & Harper Productions, which she has founded with theatre producer Chris Harper. Celebrated stage veterans Kenneth Cranham and Anne-Marie Duff take on the roles of Alex and Georgie, respectively, in this intimate drama, which explores human connection against all the odds.  

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Two strangers meeting in a crowded London train station and embark on a life changing game that explores human connection.  

Previews from |
3rd October 2017
Opening date |
9th October 2017
Booking from |
6th January 2018
Available until |
6th January 2018
Closes |
6th January 2018
Run time |
90 Minutes with no interval
Categories |
Simon Stephens
Elliott & Harper Productions
Marianne Elliott
Cast list:
Kenneth Cranham and Anne-Marie Duff

Wyndham's Theatre Venue Information

Wyndham's Theatre, 32-36 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

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Our Review of Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle


Don’t be intimidated by the title: Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle. This isn’t a play about the German physicist, but adapts his theory to emotions. The theory goes (briefly), if you are looking at an object closely enough, it is impossible to tell in which direction and at what speed it is going. In Simon Stephens’ new play, he takes this principle and applies it to two lovers: a kooky middle-aged American, and a geriatric British man.  Read more

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