In 2050, neuroscientist Dame Julia Anderton is about to launch the next phase of her pioneering Pre-Crime programme, detaining people for crimes before they are committed. But when Julia is accused of pre-murder, she’s in a race against time to save herself from her own system.
This thrilling adaptation of Phillip K. Dick’s iconic story challenges our beliefs about justice and freewill in a real-time chase through London of the future.
Minority Report sees award-winning director Max Webster re-united with the producers of the globally successful stage version of Life of Pi. This incredible theatrical experience will take audiences on an electrifying ride into the future, as it creates a world at the borders of science fiction and reality.
It will make you believe in theatre. A triumph”
The Sunday Times on Life of Pi
Directed by Max Webster
Nottingham Playhouse, Birmingham Rep and Lyric Hammersmith Theatre co-production in association with Simon Friend Entertainment by arrangement with Electric Shepherd Productions.
Audio Described: Sat 6 Apr, 2.30pm
BSL Interpreted: Thu 28 Mar, 7.30pm
Captioned: Tue 2 Apr, 7.30pm
Chilled: Thu 28 Mar, 2.30pm
This production contains strong language and violence. The script contains references to murder, death, loss of a child, and sex. This production may contain flashing and strobe lighting, moving video imagery, theatrical smoke/haze and loud and sudden noises.
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David Haig is an Olivier award-winning actor and FIPA award-winning writer.
His writing credits include: MY BOY JACK which opened at Hampstead Theatre in 1997 and subsequently toured in 2004; THE GOOD SAMARITAN (Hampstead Theatre, 2000) and PRESSURE (a co-production by Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Chichester Festival Theatre) which was nominated for Best New Play at the 2014 UK Theatre Awards. The play was revived in 2018. It toured the country, ran at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park for 2 months, and then transferred to the West End for a sold out run at the Ambassador’s Theatre. PRESSURE enjoyed its North American premiere at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto in 2023.
In 2007, David adapted MY BOY JACK for screen, produced by Ecosse Films and ITV. The adaptation, which starred David alongside Daniel Radcliffe, Carey Mulligan and Kim Cattrall, won Best Screenplay at the International Festival of Audiovisual Programs (FIPA) in 2008.
David is currently working on a new play: MAGIC, a commission by Nicholas Hytner for the Bridge Theatre. He is also developing a film version of PRESSURE with Working Title and Studio Canal.
Max is an Associate Director at The Donmar Warehouse.
As Director, theatre credits include: Life of Pi (Broadway, West End & currently on a UK Tour – Winner of 5 Tony and Olivier Awards); Henry V (Donmar Warehouse); Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax (Old Vic Theatre/San Diego Old Globe/Minneapolis Children’s Theatre); Antigone, Twelfth Night, As You Like It (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Jungle Book (Fiery Angel); Fanny and Alexander, Cover My Tracks (Old Vic Theatre); The Twits (Curve Theatre Leicester); The Winter’s Tale (The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh); The Sea of Fertility, Mary Stuart (Parco Productions Tokyo); Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe); Shostakovich’s Hamlet (City of London Sinfonia); Orlando, To Kill a Mockingbird, My Young and Foolish Heart (Royal Exchange Manchester); James and the Giant Peach, My Generation (Leeds Playhouse); Carnival Under the Rainbow, Feast Kakulu (Hilton Festival, South Africa) and Caucasian Chalk Circle (Aarohan Theatre, Kathmandu).
Opera credits include: La Bohème (Göteborgsoperan, Sweden); The Merry Widow (English National Opera) and Owen Wingrave (British Youth Opera).
Upcoming work includes: Macbeth (Donmar Warehouse, Starring David Tennant).
Jon is a multi-award winning stage designer. Originally trained as a classical musician, Jon retrained on the Motley Theatre Design Course in 2000. Since then he has designed extensively in dance, opera and theatre worldwide. He designed the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London and the kinetic sculpture to light the flame for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
His theatre work is known for its large-scale visual impact and transformational concepts with strong dramaturgical narratives; from kinetic post-apocalyptic sets for musicals such as Bat Out Of Hell (London Coliseum/Dominion Theatre/Metronom Theatre, Germany/Ed Mirvish Theatre, Toronto/New York City Center Theater), to a circus-themed box of tricks for The Grinning Man (Bristol Old Vic/Trafalgar Studios), winner of Best Design at the UK Theatre awards, a crashed Boeing 737 for Lord of the Flies (Regents Park Open Air Theatre), to a 1 ½ mile long immersive set in the Welsh countryside for MAMETZ (National Theatre of Wales), winner of best design National Theatre awards and Wales Theatre awards. As an associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company he has designed numerous productions including Hamlet, King Lear, The Winter’s Tale and the entire 2012 Shipwrecked season.
Jessica Hung Han Yun
Jessica Hung Han Yun
Composer and Sound Designer
Nicola T Chang
Nicola T Chang