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Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle

From Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Marianne Elliott and playwright Simon Stephens comes a new play starring the critically acclaimed Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham.

Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle features a chance meeting between two strangers in a crowded London train station that changes their live forever. Surprising and life-affirming, it ponders the question: what brings people together in this uncertain world?

What Is Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle about?

The play is about a 45 year old woman, Georgie, who spots a much older man in the hustle and bustle of London train station and decides to plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two people into a fascinating and life-changing game. Heisenberg brings to blazing, theatrical life the uncertain and often comical sparring match that is human connection.

Internationally renowned for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, visionary playwright Simon Stephens joins director Marianne Elliott and producer Chris Harper in the making of this new play. 

Ben Brantley of The New York Times calls Heisenberg, “A soaring, suspenseful, thrilling and wondrous play. Heisenberg resonates in your mind long after it’s over.”

Book your tickets for Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle at the Wyndham’s Theatre in London today!


The running time of HEISENBERG: THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE is 90 minutes with no interval.

Cancellation Policy

No refunds after booking. 

When Can I Go

3rd October 2017 - 6th January 2018

Monday - Saturday: 8.00pm

Thursday & Saturday: 3.00pm 

Where Do I Go

Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA 

How To Get There

Train: Charing Cross (approx. 200m) 

Tube: Leicester Square (next to theatre), Charing Cross (approx. 600m), Holborn (approx. 600m) 

Bus: 24, 29, 176 

Wyndham's Theatre

Latest customer reviews

  • Outstanding

    11 October 2017

    Superb acting as always from Kenneth, he's one of Britain's finest actors. Anne-Marie was spellbinding

    Kate Harris Confirmed ticket purchaser


    11 October 2017

    Witty , sad , thought provoking , uplifting Great acting , beautiful simple set and music complimenting mood ,situation changes and props

    A.J.C. Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • confused

    7 October 2017

    fortunately if necessary given the choice between good acting and good play I will always chose the acting . so I was not disappointed. yet again we are lucky to be living through an era of brilliant set designers. I realise what the author was trying to say but if the play could have had a 4 letter title it would be more suitable for the number of times the increasingly and unnecessary use of another 4 letter word is in use all over London theatre

    john nathan Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Heisenberg Review

    6 October 2017

    It really took me by surprise with its depth and intimacy, and the set construction alongside the music was phenomenal. It was a really touching and beautiful play, I only wish I could have found out more about what would happen to the characters afterwards.

    Dan Confirmed ticket purchaser