People, Places and Things

People, Places and Things is a play by the British playwright Duncan Macmillan. The inaugural production was directed by Jeremy Herrin and staged at the National Theatre in London in 2015. The play was widely praised by critics for its depiction of addiction, and Denise Gough, in the central role, won the Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress. The production transferred to Wyndham's Theatre in 2016. Denise Gough won the Olivier Award for Best Actress for her role.[1]

Written byDuncan Macmillan
Date premieredAugust 25, 2015
Place premieredDorfman Theatre
Original languageEnglish
SubjectAddiction
GenreDrama

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Ceremony Category Nominee Result
2016 Laurence Olivier Awards Best New Play People, Places and Things Nominated
Best Actress in a Play Denise Gough Won
Best Sound Design Tom Gibbons Won
Best Lighting Design James Farncombe Nominated
2016 Whatsonstage.com Awards Best New Play People, Places and Things Nominated
Best Actress in a Play Denise Gough Nominated
2018 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Play People, Places and Things Nominated
Outstanding Actress in a Play Denise Gough Nominated
Outstanding Director of a Play Jeremy Herrin Nominated
Outstanding Scenic Design of a Play Bunny Christie Nominated
Outstanding Sound Design in a Play Tom Gibbons Nominated
Outstanding Projection Design Andrzej Goulding Nominated

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