Long after the show has closed, success still surrounds it; The Effect now adds
TWO OLIVIER AWARD
nominations to it accolades;
Best Actress: Billie Piper and Best Supporting Actress: Anastasia Hille
This was a petition for the National Theatre to stream their co-production with Headlong of 'The Effect' by Lucy Prebblish and starring the critically acclaimed British actress, Billie Piper alongside Jonjo O'Neill, Anastasia Hille and Tom Goodman-Hill. However, since the show has finished and there's rumours of a possible extension to the West End it is now for this to happen. The production received rave reviews, several awards including the Critics Circle Choice for Best New Play and a 4 month run of completely sold out shows. The undersigned hereby request that the show is extended, or is in some way made more accessible for audiences; a DVD, more shows, cinema streaming etc.
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Below are just some of the outstanding reviews that The Effect has received so far:
'Billie Piper, an actress with an amazing ability to tap into deep and apparently entirely spontaneous emotion, is simply superb... Piper is astonishing'
★★★★★ - The Telegraph
'Together, they (Billie Piper and Jonjo O'Neill) create an intensive, stimulating and moving evening in what might well be the best new play of the year'
★★★★★ - The Arts Desk
'Billie Piper really does give an absolute dour de force; her range of emotions really is quite extraordinary'
★★★★★ - BBC Front Row
'O’Neill and Piper provide an intense contrast and is also grounded in passion. This is the best new play of the year'
★★★★★ - The Stage
'Rupert Goold's thoughtful production is lit up by scintillating performances; Billie Piper and Jonjo O'Neill are thrillingly good... a profound and stirring play'
★★★★★ - The Evening Standard
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