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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It’s certainly a nice idea for a play but it never really resonated with me and felt a little over long.

The Effect

Lovestruck drugs-trial volunteers provide the springboard to discussion in this riveting piece. It is the hit that transformed British theatre. We meet two of the guinea pigs: I think I’d have to see it on stage to understand how it is meant to be performed. Sep 01, Claire rated it liked it Shelves: But at least the play is questioning and profoundly wary of what Steven Poole in the programme calls the idea that neuroscience “has a right to become the ultimate arbiter of any human activity”.

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About 37 results for Lucy Prebble 1 2. On approval, you will either be sent the print copy of the book, or you will receive a further email containing the link to allow you to download your eBook. On my radar On my radar: Prebble really researches and the range of her subjects suggests she will have a long theatrical life.

The Effect – review 4 out of 5 stars. Two young volunteers, Tristan and Connie, agree to take part in a thr drug trial. Australia culture blog The Effect review — timely play in the era of anti-depressants 3 out of 5 stars.

Following on from the critical and commercial success of EnronThe Effect offers a vibrant theatrical exploration into the human brain via the heart. Nov 11, Steven rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.


It is definitely not a feel-good play, nor one that you should experience if you are deeply triggered by situations dealing with depression and other mental illness. Please note that print inspection copies are only available in UK and Republic of Ireland. Kiwi Sarah rated it it preebble amazing Feb 18, Want to Read saving….

In a special report, Charlotte Higgins asks leading figures why women are still underrepresented at every level of the business — and what needs to change. I mostly had an issue with formatting, which resulted in me having to reread some scenes again to get a proper handle on the physical positioning of the characters, but perhaps that’s because I’m not used to reading plays.

Theatre is the traditional training ground for TV and cinema writing, so how do dramatists make the leap? Order by newest oldest recommendations. The material is complex but always accessible, the drama serious and informative yet deeply human, with the odd jolt of piercing humour. James ripping apart a brainthat has been deleted lucu the revised script! The play reads well, and I think should make for an intriguing show. Jan 18, Sarah Davis rated it really liked it Shelves: Tony Marchant and Broadchurch’s Chris Chibnall on screenwriting.

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A Murder Is Announced. Two young volunteers, Tristan and Connie, agree to take part in a clinical drug trial. 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 Books by Lucy Prebble.


Nov 03, Henry Fosdike rated it liked it. Cast Size Cast Size 2m, 2f. Kat rated it it was amazing Jan 30, Agatha ChristieLeslie Darbon. During the course of the experiment the two will fall in love and their intimate behaviors may jeopardize the integrity of the research design.

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Jan 20, Chloe rated it really liked it. It had potential to be a really interesting play but I felt the energy dipped in certain places, and the grammar – or lack of it – was quite off putting.

By using our efffect you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. For a play that supports the validity of the heart’s affections, it often seems strangely cerebral; and there is a certain structural neatness about the way Tristan’s instinctive ardour is matched by Lorna’s own longstanding depression.

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Brecht’s belief that drama should present moral ideas through action is unfashionable, but as theatre becomes ever more narcissistic, audiences are seeking him out again, writes Michael Billington. Mr Macaroni and the Exploding Pizza Pie. Dec 12, Ophelia Vert rated it it was amazing.

Just a moment prebgle we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The themes hit upon in the play are striking and difficult, and it handles the portrayal and discussion of depression with grace. You’re on a placebo, Tristan. Effect brown rated it really liked it Sep 28, But is it true love, because of the drug or because they’re confined at close quarters?