Corpus Playroom
Wed 10 - Sat 13 July
Corkscrew Theatre Company

Every Brilliant Thing

Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe

Content warning [May contain spoilers]

You’re seven years old. Mum’s in hospital.
Dad says she’s "done something stupid". She finds it hard to be happy.
You start a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world.
Everything worth living for.
You leave it on her pillow.
You know she’s read it because she’s corrected your spelling.
What is it like to live with a parent who doesn’t want to be here? Is it your fault? Can you do anything to make it better?

This is an amateur production in arrangement with Casarotto Ramsay and Associates

This production is suitable for ages 16 and over.



60 minutes


WED–THU £7.50–£9.50, FRI–SAT £9.50–£11.50

depression; self-harm; suicide

The Corpus Playroom is owned by Corpus Christi College, and managed by the University of Cambridge through the ADC Theatre. The College drama society, the Fletcher Players, are the resident company.

The L-shaped studio is Cambridge's primary fringe space, showcasing a variety of productions, with an emphasis on new writing. Seasons are programmed simultaneously with the ADC Theatre.


Please note: This venue is not wheelchair accessible. More information can be viewed here.

Complimentary tickets are available for full-time carers.

The Corpus Playroom is fitted with an infra-red audio system designed to help deaf and hard of hearing patrons. If you are using the system for the first time, please arrive early and seek advice from our Front of House team.

Assistance dogs are welcome in both of our venues. Please call the Box Office or email the above address when booking to ensure you are seated appropriately.

The Corpus Playroom has gender-neutral toilets.


Corpus Playroom
10 St Edward's Passage
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