When video game designer Vi broke up with Becky, she used what she knew. She wrote herself a list. A list of the little things. The everyday things. The achievable things. She turned piecing herself back together into a game. Just for her.
When her rambunctious colleague Tyler begins to play along, however, he sees an opportunity. Not just to make money but perhaps to rid the world of clinical depression once and for all.
Happiness Ltd is the new play by acclaimed Plymouth playwright Tom Nicholas and is directed by Jo Newman. It asks prescient questions about depression, ambition and how one measures the success, or otherwise, of a life.
Note: Happiness Ltd has just finished a hugely successful tour of the South West and London however we are currently looking at how we can extend the life of the show and share it with even more incredible audiences. If you are a programmer or producer who would be interested in bringing the show to your venue then please get in touch at info[at]newmodeltheatre[dot]com for a tour pack.
The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter | Tuesday 9th – Saturday 21st October 2017
Theatre Royal Plymouth | Tuesday 5th – Saturday 9th December 2017
New Diorama Theatre, London | Sunday 4th – Monday 5th February 2018
Salisbury Playhouse | Saturday 10th February 2018
The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol | Tuesday 20th – Wednesday 21st February 2018
Vi | Gabrielle Sheppard
Tyler | Liam Salmon
Daniel | Lloyd Notice
Jean | Rebecca Hammond
Written by Tom Nicholas
Director | Jo Newman
Designer | Tomasin Cuthbert
Sound Designer | Chris Menes
Lighting Designer | Lewis Plumb
Producer | Emily Souter Johnson