Mike Bartlett's

Earthquakes in London

Show details

Written by
Mike Bartlett

Directed by
Matt Hassall

Designed by
Jasmine Swan

Lighting Design by
Rory Beaton

Video Design by
Tracey Gibbs

Sainsbury Theatre

£14 (£7 concessions)*

13 - 19 Feb

About the show

“The clock is ticking, the ice caps are melting, people are dying and it's my generation who'll pay the price

Rising seas, burlesque shows, overpopulation and worldwide fear. As three sisters attempt to piece together their dislocated lives, their estranged father, a brilliant scientist, predicts an environmental apocalypse.

Places, decades and dreams collide in Mike Bartlett's furiously ambitious play.

Mike Bartlett is a multi-award-winning playwright and screenwriter.  He was Associate Playwright at Paines Plough, Writer-In-Residence at the National Theatre, and Pearson Playwright in Residence at The Royal Court Theatre.

His play King Charles III won the Critics’ Circle Award and the Olivier Award for Best New Play and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best New Play. Love Love Love won Best New Play in the 2011 Theatre Awards UK; Cock won an Olivier Award in 2010 for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre. He won the Writer’s Guild Tinniswood and Imison prizes for Not Talking, and the Old Vic New Voices Award for Artefacts.

His television series The Town was nominated for a BAFTA for Breakthrough Talent and Doctor Foster was nominated for BAFTA Radio Times Audience Award and Best Mini Series. Bartlett also won Outstanding Newcomer for British Television Writing at the British Screenwriters’ Awards 2016 for Doctor Foster.


Poppy Brooks

Lily Carr

Nathaniel Christian

Rudy/Roy/Young Man/Dr Tim
Aldous Ciokajlo-Squire

Amelia Corrada

Ahmed Elhaj

Emily/Old Woman 
Leanne Henlon

Sebastian Humphreys

Mrs Andrews
Imogen Mackie Walker

Peter/Barman/Doctor Harris
Joshua Merara

Businessman/Daniel/Simon/Polar Bear
Charlie Norton

Young Robert/Jogger
Haydn Ody

Grace/Receptionist/Police Officer
Grace Olinski

Grant Sanders

Melanie Schaffer

Sky Yang

All other roles played by members of the company.

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Tickets cost £14, but we have £7 concessions tickets available to Hammersmith & Fulham residents, students, or people who are over 65, under 18 or are on Job Seeker's Allowance. You'll just need to provide proof of your eligibility when you collect your tickets at the Box Office. We offer a complimentary ticket for carers, to book please call the box office on 020 8834 0550.

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