‘"A striking piece of theatre… Theatrically inventive"’The Guardian
‘"This is truly landmark theatre…you emerge hopeful, and enlightened"’Yorkshire Post
‘“A skilful adaptation of Matt Haig’s bestseller… Genuinely enthralling.”’The Times
‘“One of the most beautiful, moving, smart pieces of theatre I’ve seen in a long while. Funny, moving, and clever… I cannot recommend this highly enough.”’Northern Soul
‘“An adaptation that handles a tricky subject with skill and sensitivity"’The Stage
“It’s wonderful to see a book take on other life forms, especially one as exciting and radically different as this one. I think this production will provide a fascinating way to look at depression and mental health. I’m so pleased it’s happening.” -Matt Haig
At 24 Matt’s world collapsed under the weight of depression. This is the true story of his journey out of crisis; a profoundly uplifting exploration of living and loving better. The first theatrical adaptation of Matt Haig’s frank and funny bestseller. This play with music and movement, imagined for the stage by Jonathan Watkins, celebrates what it means to be alive.
An English Touring Theatre and Sheffield Theatres Co-Production