Paines Plough and Pentabus Theatre Company

Every Brilliant Thing

"Heart-wrenching, hilarious… possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see."
★★★★ Guardian
"Filled to the brim with joy… beautiful, heart wrenching and very funny."
★★★★ Time Out
"Demonstrates why life is worth living… you’ll leave feeling elated."
★★★★ Scotsman
_ Time: 12.00
_ Duration: 60 mins
_ Venue: Roundabout
_ Age Suitability: 14+

The worldwide smash hit is back for one week only. You’re seven years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy. You make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. Everything worth living for.

  1. Ice cream
  2. Water fights
  3. Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch TV
  4. The colour yellow
  5. Things with stripes
  6. Rollercoasters
  7. People falling over

A play about depression and the lengths we go to for those we love. Based on true and untrue stories.

Press & reviews
  • ★★★★ The Guardian - read
  • ★★★★ Time Out - read
  • NY Times - read
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