Every Brilliant Thing

Fri 5 Nov - Fri 26 Nov 2021
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An Tobar & Mull Theatre presents
Every Brilliant Thing
by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe
Directed by Rebecca Atkinson-Lord
Starring Naomi Stirrat

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

You leave it on her pillow. You know she’s read it because she’s corrected your spelling.
A hilarious play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love.
Based on true and untrue stories.

For all Mull venues tickets are available through the comar ticket link.

Tour Dates & Venues:
5 Nov - Mull Theatre 7.30pm
6 Nov - Mull Theatre 7.30pm
7 Nov - Iona Hall 7.30pm
8 Nov - Bunessan Hall 7.30pm
9 Nov - Pennyghael Hall 7.30pm
10 Nov - Salen Church 7.30pm
12 Nov - Craignure Hall 7.30pm
13 Nov - Dervaig Village Hall 7.30pm
16 Nov - Rockfield Centre Oban 7pm, tickets availabe here
17 Nov - Beacon Arts Centre Greenock 8pm, tickets available here
18 Nov - Lochgoilhead Village Hall 7.30pm, tickets available here
19 Nov - Three Villages Hall, Arrochar 7.30pm, tickets available here
20 Nov - Cove Burgh Hall 8pm, tickets available here
24 Nov - CatStrand, New Galloway 7.30pm, tickets available here
26 Nov - Dunoon Burgh Hall 7.30pm, tickets available here
27 Nov - Birks, Aberfeldy 7.30pm, tickets available here


Reviews for the original production:

“Heart-wrenching, hilarious… possibly one of the funniest plays you'll ever see, full stop”
★★★★ The Guardian

“Captivating… guaranteed to keep your eyes brimming… often very funny… takes the chill off the depths of a light-starved winter”
New York Times