THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 23RD FEBRUARY 2013
Actress and singer Billie Piper makes her debut at the National Theatre this autumn in this "clinical romance" by Enron playwright Lucy Prebble. The Effect is a drama on sanity, neurology, love and the limits of medicine, and reunites Prebble with director Rupert Goold, who was also at the helm in Enron - the award-winning play based on the 2001 scandal that led to the bankruptcy of the major American energy company. Piper (who cut her acting teeth with Doctor Who and starred in ITV's critically acclaimed Secret Diary of a Call Girl, which was also written by Prebble) was last seen on the stage in Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty at the Almeida, in which BBC Radio 4 described her as "fantastic, completely brilliant". Both funny and moving, this vibrant theatrical exploration into the human brain via the human heart also stars Tom Goodman-Hill, Anastasia Hille and Jonjo O'Neill.
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10 Harrington Road, SW7 | 1 minute from The Effect
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40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 1 minute from The Effect
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London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Sep 2016
Osterley Park and House, Jersey Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 | 1 minute from The Effect
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London > Events > Theatre Dates: 7th September to 1st October 2016
Park Theatre, 11 Clifton Terrace, N4 | 1 minute from The Effect
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15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 1 minute from The Effect
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Effect
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from The Effect
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Effect
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Effect
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 1 minute from The Effect
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from The Effect
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