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ABOUT

‘I’VE BEEN DEAD FOR THREE DAYS.’

A woman. A suicide. A choice. A lie. A truth. An ending. Of sorts.

Life, Alice thinks, isn’t worth living. So she kills herself. But she’s stuck. A fly on the wall. Forced to watch the aftermath of her suicide and its ripple effect on her family and friends, Alice quickly learns that death changes people. And discovers that death isn’t the change she hoped for.

Following award-winning, sell-out runs at Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and Soho Theatre, Dust by Milly Thomas (Clique, BBC3; Clickbait and A First World Problem, Theatre503), directed by Sara Joyce (The Scar Test, Soho Theatre; Act Without Words I, Rough For Theatre II, Old Red Lion Theatre; Director with Old Vic 12), transferred to Trafalgar Studios in London's West End for a limited season in Autumn 2018.

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REVIEWS

★★★★★"A very thrilling 80 minutes of pure theatre...Thomas is unflinching in bearing her own soul” Broadway World

★★★★★"A masterpiece of writing and performance” Fairy Powered Productions

★★★★★"The writing is sensational; Thomas' performance more so...an absolutely must see for anybody” The Spy in the Stalls

★★★★★"Expertly written and performed...a play that will hit you hard in the gut and leave you reeling...this should be compulsory viewing” LondonTheatre1

★★★★★"A show not to be missed for all its life, energy and invaluable educational value...Milly Thomas' performance is spectacularly beautiful, honest, gruesome and sad.” The Upcoming

★★★★★"Crackles with humour and sharp social observation...Thomas' play is refreshingly bold” Theatre-News

★★★★★"Deeply affecting, essential autumnal viewing...I doubt I'll ever forget it” IThankYou Theatre

★★★★★"Powerful and shocking...Thomas takes the bleak room and injects it with character as she engrosses the audience in her story. The writing is sharp, poignant and witty...a seriously mesmerising performance" Sincerely Amy

★★★★"Devastatingly sad” WhatsOnStage

★★★★"raw and provocative” Paul in London

★★★★"A moving, wonderful, though-provoking one-woman show that deserves wider exposure” Pocket Size Theatre

"Never have I seen a more effective, irreverent and igniting one-woman show, never have I seen a show speak about mental health with more intelligence, bravery and humour...engaging to the extreme, and darkly funny, thank you Dust for giving us hope” A Younger Theatre

CAST

Milly Thomas

TEAM

Writer

Milly Thomas

 

Designer

Anna Reid

Sound Designer

Max Perryment

Producer & General Manager

Ceri Lothian

Production Assistant

Abbii Clark

Director

Sara Joyce

Lighting Designer

Jack Weir

Stage Manager

Anna Lambert

Hannah Fisher (Cover)

Producer

Ramin Sabi

Associate Lighting Designer

Bethany Gupwell