Wednesday 8th May 2019
8:00 PM

Pay What You Can Afford (includes admin fee)


Norwich Arts Centre


NEW DATE – This is the re-arranged date for the 25th October 2018 show. Tickets to the original date remain valid, if you are unable to attend the new date and would like a refund please contact the box office on 01603 660352 or email marketing[@]


Commissioned by Norwich Arts Centre,  Warwick Arts Centre and Nuffield Theatres Southampton.


Renowned astronomer Maggie Hill is giving a lecture about her career, to inspire young women to work in science. She’s also attending her first ever therapy session, in order to overcome some debilitating anxiety. Both events force Maggie to examine her greatest achievements and biggest regrets.
A new play about legacy, loss, human curiosity and the economics of failure by award-winning writer Molly Naylor (Sky One, BBC Radio 4).


Molly Naylor & Company – LIGHTS! PLANETS! PEOPLE! trailer from Molly Naylor on Vimeo.


LIGHTS! PLANETS! PEOPLE! is an intimate and exhilarating story about communication, both interpersonal and intergalactic. LIGHTS! PLANETS! PEOPLE! was commissioned by Warwick Arts Centre, Southampton Nuffield Theatres and Norwich Arts Centre. It was originally conceived at This Is Tomorrow, a residency run by China Plate which brings together academics and artists in order to create work inspired by scientific concepts.

Please note that latecomers will not be admitted to this show.

Written and directed by Molly Naylor.
Performed by Karen Hill.


Maggie – Karen Hill
Young women – Libby Hall, Cybil Cann, Jasmine Ashley-Locke, Joanna Asher

Written and directed by Molly Naylor
Produced by Emily Williams
Lighting design by Sorcha Stott-Strzala
Video by Mark Hannant
Set and costume design by Bethany Atkins
Sound design by Molly Naylor
Dramaturgy by Sarah Dickenson

Production support by Mark Hannant, Dave Guttridge and Bethany Atkins


Development supported using public funds from The National Lottery through Arts Council England



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