Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle at Wyndham's Theatre tickets
Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle at Wyndham's Theatre tickets

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Overview

After a triumphant Broadway run, Simon Stephens (writer of the Olivier & Tony Award-winning The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) brings his sizzling two-hander Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle to the Wyndham’s Theatre for its UK premiere - with tickets available from 3 October 2017 to 6 January 2018.

Reactive elements come in pairs with this production, which sees director Marianne Elliott team up with producer Chris Harper to form their new company Elliott & Harper Productions – adding the performative talents of Olivier Award-winner Kenneth Cranham and two-time Olivier nominee Anne-Marie Duff to the exciting chemical concoction.

Mirroring the coincidental collision of two random particles, Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle tells the story of a chance encounter between two strangers upon a crowded London tube platform.

These two volatile molecules take the form of Alex Priest (Cranham), an Irish-born butcher on the cusp of retirement, and Georgie Burns (Duff) a chaotic American-born swindler on the lookout for her next mark. The two embark on an unexpected journey that may alter the course of each of their lives forever.

Heisenberg comes to us with the support of the creative team behind The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, plus the award-winning designer Bunny Christie (Red Barn/People, Places Things at the National Theatre).

This explosive fusion makes Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle an unmissable, theatric experiment not to be missed, so get your tickets now.

Recommended for

Any fans of Simon Stephens previous West End smash-hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will adore the beautiful character rich drama and should ensure they get tickets.

Age Recommendations: 5+

Dates and times

Running time: 90 mins
Opened: 03 Oct 2017
Press night: 09 Oct 2017
Booking from: 06 Jan 2018
Booking until: 06 Jan 2018

Location and map

Wyndham's Theatre
Charing Cross Rd
London, WC2H 0DA

47 Reviews Add review

This play bears very little relationship to the scientific principle after which it's named, although that does get a nod. Just a ... More

u2fancat 5'6'', 52 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Firstly, the acting was brilliant and faultless and I loved the characters and the intimacy of there only being 2 characters on in... More

laurenmaytheatre 5"7, 371 reviews, 10 helpful votes

‘Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle’ was a bit of a curates egg for me. I thought the acting between Anne-Marie Duff and Kenne... More

joc78 5"4, 290 reviews, 4 helpful votes

I expected more from a Marianne Elliott production really. I thought the stage design, movement, direction, sound and lighting was... More

albuspotter 5"11, 180 reviews, 12 helpful votes

I have very mixed feelings about this show, which is the first offering from newly formed theatre company Elliot & Harper. Kenneth... More

susannahrosemn 5"3, 145 reviews, 5 helpful votes

The set was very plain which was disappointing at first, however as the play progressed it didn't matter. The movement of the sta... More

battlin 23 reviews, 1 helpful vote

I thought this was a very well acted performance of a lovely story about an unlikely romantic relationship. Much better than the c... More

londontheatrefan 5'4", 186 reviews, 5 helpful votes

Great performances! A strong script, with a few passages that where I felt it dipped a bit. Overall a good show, where you are eng... More

coryhaas 6'3", 29 reviews, 0 helpful votes

Great show, funny moments and sad parts. Kenneth Cranham and Ann- Marie Duff were brilliant.

susanclements 5ft 3, 53 reviews, 0 helpful votes