The Effect

Boulevard Theatre, London
The Effect
Boulevard Theatre, London

Connie and Tristan meet; symptoms develop. Racing hearts. Lost appetites. Erratic emotions. Is this the frenzy of falling in love, or simply the side effects of the new anti-depressant drug they’re testing? 

 Addiction comes hard and fast. But have the clinicians running the trial lost control?

 Award-winning writer Lucy Prebble places modern medicine under the microscope, examining the fallout from a collision between love and science. 

Previews from |
19th March 2020
Opening date |
25th March 2020
Booking from |
19th March 2020
Available until |
30th May 2020
Closes |
30th May 2020
Lucy Prebble
Anthony Neilson

Boulevard Theatre Venue Information

Boulevard Theatre, 6 Walker's Court, London, W1F 0BT
Nearest tube:
Piccadilly Circus

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The Effect cast
Casting announced for Lucy Prebble's The Effect at the Boulevard Theatre
Thursday, 13 February, 2020, 15:26
Casting has been announced for the upcoming revival of Lucy Prebble’s The Effect, which is set to be directed by Anthony Nielson at the Boulevard Theatre next month. It is the first time the play - which premiered at the National Theatre in 2012 - has been revived in London, and sees two paid subjects of a psychology experiment who fall in love while they are closely monitored. The play will star Kate O’Flynn, who is currently starring in all of it at the...
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