It got rave reviews at Edinburgh. It got rave reviews at Soho Theatre. And now Milly Thomas’ award-winning, one-woman, post-suicide play Dust has got a fresh round of rave reviews in its West End transfer. We’ve rounded up some of the most recent review highlight – plus the brand-new show trailer – below. Time to get booking!
Written using Milly Thomas’ own experience of depression and her desire to talk more about suicide and mental health in society today, Dust is very much about life, about those who remain behind after a suicide, and how squeamish we are around death.
As Alice is forced to watch the aftermath of her suicide and its ripple effect on her family and friends, she quickly learns that death changes people and that death is not the change she hoped for.
Thomas’ multi-role portrayal of Alice and those closest to her, as well as her detailed writing, resulted in her winning a Stage Edinburgh Award for Dust in 2017 and a nomination for Best Female in the Off West End Awards 2018.
Dust is directed by Sara Joyce and has set design by Anna Reid, sound by Max Perryment and lighting by Jack Weir. It’s presented by Deus Ex Machina Productions and partners with Samaritans to raise awareness of help available to those in need.
DUST runs from 4 September to 13 October 2018 at London’s Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, London SW1A 2DY. Performances are Monday to Saturdays at 7.45pm, with Thursday and Saturday matinees at 3pm. Tickets are priced £15.50-£30. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!