Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre

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Last night, Wednesday 23 March, saw the opening night of the much-anticipated production of Duncan Macmillan's intoxicating new play, PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, at the Wyndham's Theatre. Having recently extended its run for two weeks due to popular demand, PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS is booking to 18 June 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below!

Guests at the opening celebration included: Kelly Adams, Ronnie Ancona, David Baddiel, Lydia Rose Bewley, Louise Brealey, Fiona Bruce, Jessie Buckley, Georgina Campbell, Bertie Carvel, Lily Cole, Jamie Cullum, Sophie Dahl, Holli Dempsey, Holliday Grainger, Jack Guinness, David Gyasi, Sarah Hadland, Olivia Hallinan, Kit Harington, Ian Hislop, Jessica Hynes, Harvey Keitel, Rose Leslie, Simon McBurney, Natascha Mcelhone, Fiona Phillips, Andrew Scott, Reece Shearsmith, Frank Skinner, Jack Sutherland, Joby Talbot, Hannah Tointon, Russell Tovey, Zoe Wanamaker, Jessie Ware and Immy Waterhouse.

After the performance, the cast and guests attended the after show party at Picturehouse Central, the first time the venue has hosted a West End theatre show opening party.

Directed by Jeremy Herrin, PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, a collaboration between the National Theatre and Headlong, played to sell-out houses at the NT's Dorfman Theatre last year.

Denise Gough, who plays Emma, won the Best Actress Award at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2015 and was nominated for the Best Actress Award by the Evening Standard for her 'career defining performance' as an actress whose life has spun recklessly out of control because of her addiction to drink and drugs.People, Places and Things has been nominated for four 2016 Olivier Awards - Best Actress for Denise Gough, Best New Play, Best Sound Design and Best Lighting Design

The cast also includes Jacob James Beswick, Nari Blair-Mangat, Alistair Cope, Jacqui Dubois, Charlotte Gascoyne, Sally George, Kevin McMonagle,Nathaniel Martello-White, Barbara Marten, David Rubin and Laura Woodward.

Emma was having the time of her life. Now she's in rehab. Her first step is to admit that she has a problem. But the problem isn't with Emma, it's with everything else. She needs to tell the truth. But she's smart enough to know that there's no such thing.When intoxication feels like the only way to survive the modern world, how can she ever sober up?

The set is designed by Bunny Christie, the Olivier and Tony Award winner of the National Theatre's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. She will recreate her innovative set design at the Wyndham's Theatre with special on-stage seating bringing the intimacy of the Dorfman Theatre to the West End. Costumes are by Christina Cunningham, lighting by James Farncombe, sound by Tom Gibbons, video by Andrzej Goulding and music is composed by Matthew Herbert.

PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS in the West End is produced by the National Theatre in co-production with Headlong and National Angels.

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Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
The cast of PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
The cast of PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Denise Gough (Emma) and the cast of PEOPLE, PLACES AND THINGS

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Sarah Hadland

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Sally George (plays Meredith)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Russell Tovey

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Rufus Norris, Lisa Burger and Jeremy Herrin

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Rose Leslie

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Rose Leslie

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Ronni Ancona

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Reece Shearsmith

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Olivia Hall

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Nathaniel Martello-White (plays Mark)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Natascha McElhone

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Natascha McElhone

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Nari Blair-Mangat (plays Shaun)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Lydia Rose Bewley

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Louise Brealey

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Lily Cole and guest

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Laura Woodward (plays Laura)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Kelly Adams

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Jessie Ware

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Jessica Hynes

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Jeremy Vine

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Janet Street-Porter

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Jamie Cullum and Sophie Dahl

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
James Bowen and Bob the Cat

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Jacob James Beswick and guests

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Jack Sutherland

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Jack Guinness

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Immy Waterhouse

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Immy Waterhouse

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Ian Hislop

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Holliday Grainger

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Holli Dempsey

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Harvey Keitel

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Harvey Keitel

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Hannah Tointon

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Hannah Tointon and guest

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Georgina Campbell

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Frank Skinner and David Baddiel

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Fiona Phillips

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Fiona Bruce

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Emma Gyasi and David Gyasi

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Elif Aksu and Charlotte Carroll

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Director Jeremy Herrin and playwright Duncan MacMillan

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Denise Gough and Michael Linnit

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Denise Gough (who plays Emma)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Denise Gough, Russell Tovey and Andrew Scott

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Denise Gough (Emma)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Bunny Christie (set design) and Kevin McMonagle (Paul)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Barbara Marten (Doctor, Therapist, Mum)

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Andrew Scott, Denise Gough and Russell Tovey

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Andrew Scott and Russell Tovey

Photo Flash: PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS Celebrates Opening Night at Wyndham's Theatre
Alastair Cope (plays Foster) and guest



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