The Human Body (London, Donmar Warehouse, 2024) | Playbill

The Human Body



1948, Shropshire: the winter is freezing, austerity is biting and Iris Elcock, GP, Socialist and Labour party councillor, is working tirelessly to implement Nye Bevan’s National Health Service Act and its revolutionary promise of free health care for all. At home she is a mother, and wife to a fellow GP, an ex-Navy man scarred by the war. But a chance meeting with George Blythe, a local boy who has made it to Hollywood, turns her quiet, certain world upside down.

Directed by Michael Longhurst and Ann Yee
Design by Fly Davis
Lighting Design by Joshua Pharo
Sound Design by Ben and Max Ringham
Video Design by Nathan Amzi, Joe Ransom

Cast Includes Keeley Hawes, Jack Davenport, Tom Goodman-Hill, Flora Jacoby Richardson, Audrey Kattan, Pearl Mackie, Siobhan Redmond


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