Lucy Prebble The Effect is a clinical romance. Two young The Effect was Prebble’s first play after the critical and commercial success achieved by Enron. The Effect has ratings and 22 reviews. Laura said: From BBC Radio 3 – Drama on 3:by Lucy ng Jessie Buckley, Christine Entwisle, Damie. The Effect. by Lucy Prebble. Full Length Play, Drama / 2m, 2f. “a scintillating exploration of the clash between scientific advance and human impulse” Financial.

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Toby passionately argues that we are witnessing an epidemic of depression which is the result of a chemical imbalance that can be cured by medication. Following on from the critical and commercial success of EnronThe Effect is the latest play from Lucy Prebble, and reunites Enron ‘s writer and director once more delivering a vibrant theatrical exploration into the human brain via the heart.

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The Effect is a clinical romance. While this play is conceptually intriguing, I find it moderately underwhelming, especially when compared to the amazing plays I’ve read recently. I found it interesting, but I could see what was coming from effecct long way off unfortunately, the only bit I didn’t expect was for Tristan to go into luxy almost vegetable state, I expected him to die at the end, so that was a pleasant surprise.

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The Effect by Lucy Prebble

Eight dramatists, including Lucy Prebble, Neil LaBute and Chris Goode, discuss how much they think about the people who will come and watch their work. The Effect moves you to thought, sometimes to strong feeling. This title is currently restricted in London, please contact the Licensing Department for further details.

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Lists with Thw Book. Internet Prebbble 9, 10 and 11; Chrome latest version, as it auto updates ; Firefox latest version, as it auto updates ; and Safari latest version, as it auto updates. She thought it would be worthy of discussing in a psychology class.

Succumbing to the gravitational pull of attraction and love, however, Tristan and Connie manage to throw the trial off-course, muc You’re on a placebo, Tristan. Prebble uses the situation to explore some big questions mostly articulated in the debates ths the two doctors.

Charles Ives Take Me Home. I think I’d have to see it on stage to understand how it is meant to be performed.

Damien Molony Dr Toby Sealey Theatre is the traditional training ground for TV and cinema writing, so how do dramatists make the leap? A new discovery for science and art: Norma rated it it was amazing Dec 07, Male 2Female 2Neutral 0. You really never truly know. Feb 25, Laura rated effecy liked it Shelves: I also did not expect all the drama! What of ourselves and our complex psychology do we know, and if we are wrong, how will posterity understand the ways in which we understood or misunderstood ourselves?

I mean, why am I here? Jessica rated it liked it Jun 13, This funny, moving and perhaps surprisingly human play explores questions of sanity, neurology and the fefect of medicine, alongside ideas of fate, loyalty and the inevitability of physical attraction.

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Tristan, a boisterously flirty Ulsterman, and Connie, preebble bright psychology student. The ending is poignant and I still remember it perfectly to this day, two years later; our exact words when exiting the theatre were “well, I’m about 10 degrees sadder”.


With a very honest exploration of love and depression, this is a play I can never stop thinking about. Early Modern and Renaissance Plays: Great play around an increasingly topical issue.

About 37 results for Lucy Prebble 1 2. Jun 14, L. Definite 4 stars from me. How do we know we are feeling? Kat rated it it was amazing Jan 30, But what makes The Effect so special, is that as well as being a play of ideas, it is also deeply moving, both in its depiction of the giddy wonder of love, and also in its account of the terrifying wasteland of depression itself. Mr Macaroni and the Exploding Pizza Pie.

The Effect confirms her as one of the most intelligent voices in British theatre.

Lucy Prebble’s The Effect advertises itself as a “clinical romance. Leading figures from the arts — including Lucy Prebble, Anish Kapoor, Ivo van Hove and Barrie Rutter — reveal their shock, anger and revulsion at the leave vote.

All rights whatsoever in this play are strictly reserved and application for performance etc. National directors past, present and future vie for Evening Standard award. Levi brown rated it really liked it Sep 28, It is published here in the Modern Classics series alongside an introduction by Miriam Gillinson.

But Anastasia Hille and Tom Goodman-Hill carry the main burden of the play’s argument, and do so with utter conviction.