Downing Dramatic Society presents
Every Brilliant Thing
by Duncan MacMillan
Wednesday 24th October 2018 - Friday 26th October 2018
Howard Theatre, Downing College
You’re six years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy. So you start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. Everything that’s worth living for. 1. Ice Cream 2. Kung Fu Movies 3. Burning Things 4. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out your nose 5. Construction cranes 6. Me You leave it on her pillow. You know she’s read it because she’s corrected your spelling. Soon, the list will take on a life of its own.
A beautifully funny play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love.