This is the live stream to watch at home – to buy tickets to attend the in-person event at Storyhouse head here.

A universal love story that celebrates the human race in all its glorious messiness, confusion and joy. 

A man wakes in the middle of the night to discover that the world has stopped. Through the crack in his bedroom curtains he can see no signs of life at all…other than a light in the house opposite where a woman in an over-sized Bowie T-shirt stands, looking back at him. 

Starring BAFTA nominated Julie Hesmondhalgh (Coronation Street, Broadchurch)The Greatest Play… is squashed full of exquisite observation and heartbreaking beauty. 

 

Duration

Approx 70 mins

Upcoming events

Sunday 30 May 2.30pm Online

Reviews

about as close as theatre can come to being hugged for 70 minutes non-stop
as clever as Einstein, as cosy as a pair of old slippers, and a joy to watch
a love letter to life
just magical

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