Tony and Olivier-Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens’ Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle is a surprising and life-affirming new two-hander starring Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham.
In this uncertain world, who can predict what brings people together? When two strangers meet by chance amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, their lives are changed forever.
The Uncertainty Principle is one of the most famous ideas in physics. First articulated in 1927 by German physicist Werner Heisenberg, it states that it is impossible to know simultaneously the exact position and momentum of a particle - the more exactly the position is determined, the less known the momentum, and vice-versa.
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle will be scored by acclaimed composer, producer and pianist Nils Frahm, one of the most talked-about musicians of his generation.
Reuniting much of the creative team behind the National Theatre’s hugely successful productions of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse, Olivier and Tony Award-winning director Marianne Elliott leads the first production of her and producer Chris Harper’s newly formed theatre company, Elliott & Harper Productions.
Cast & Creatives
- Anne-Marie Duff, Kenneth Cranham
- Simon Stephens
- Marianne Elliott
- Music by
- Nils Frahm
- Elliott & Harper Productions and Catherine Schreiber, co-produced by Bob Boyett/Tom Miller, LD Entertainment, David Mirvish, Ramin Sabi/Christopher Ketner, Bruno Wang
- Lighting Designer
- Paule Constable
- Movement Director
- Steven Hoggett
- Ian Dickinson
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- Charing Cross Road, London, United Kingdom WC2H 0DA
- 0844 482 5120 (Calls cost 7p per min plus your telephone company's network access charge)
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- Nearest tube
- Leicester Square (next to theatre)
- Nearest bus
- 24, 29, 176
- Nearest train
- Charing Cross (200m)
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- Discounts are available for all disabled people and their companions.
- Limited mobility
- Row Q and most aisle seats in the stalls have the most leg room.
- Access description
- One 20cm step up to foyer through heavy double doors opening inwards. Box Office counter on the right. 18 steps down to Stalls. Staircases have handrails on both sides and some steps are highlighted. 12 steps up to the Royal Circle, 21 to the Upper Circle and approx. 43 to the Balcony with 2 steps between rows. Auditorium is carpeted - all other areas are tiled.
- Hearing impaired
- Infra-red system with 20 headsets. ID required. Collect headsets from the Cunard Bar which is a kiosk located at the bottom of the stairs from the foyer to the stalls. Induction loop at Box Office.
- Guide dogs policy
- Guide dogs are allowed into the auditorium and staff are available to dog-sit in the foyer.
- 2 spaces in Box A but no access for electric wheelchairs or scooters. Maximm 2 wheelchair user patrons per performance.
- One toilet in the box although it would not be possible to access this in a wheelchair. The women’s off the Stalls has been slightly adapted. From the foyer bar, the men’s and women’s are up 8 steps with a further 2 steps down inside the entrance to each. 1 step down to non-adapted toilet accessed via St Martin’s Court (level access) - please ask staff to assist.
- Disabled toilets
- None at present. Patrons can use adapted toilets at the Noel Coward theate behind the Wyndham's.
- 3 licensed bars. Stalls bar 20 steps down from the main foyer, or 2 steps up from the Stalls (moveable seats). Further bars at Royal Circle and Balcony levels (no seats). Drinks can be taken to disabled customers.
- This venue accepts Theatre Tokens