Eureka Day (London)
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Eureka Day (London)

Eureka Day (London) London Reviews and Tickets

(21 Ratings)
Members say
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Relevant

About the Show

Helen Hunt stars in Jonathan Spector's comedy about a liberal school grappling with the vaccination debate.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (21)

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52 Reviews | 1 Follower
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You like a well scripted thought provoking story with humour

Don't see it if You are over protective parents

56 Reviews | 4 Followers
Great staging, Hilarious, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever

See it if you love Helen Hunt, an innovative staging and want to explore the polarisation of society over topics that seem a bit insance

Don't see it if you would classify yourself as 'woke' and if you are against vaccinations (or maybe actually, you should)

174 Reviews | 6 Followers
Superb cast!, Engaging, Hilarious, Edgy, Clever

See it if you want to see hysterical debating forums. Trying to achieve agreement in a group with very different POV on the same issue. So relevant!

Don't see it if you don’t like plays with debates, forums, discussions and/or are topical

132 Reviews | 20 Followers
Great acting, Funny, Delightful, Clever

See it if you're looking for a clever, funny play about vaccine mandates. Good performances all around.

Don't see it if you prefer plays with lots of actions. The entire play takes place in a class room and the action is all in the dialogues.

341 Reviews | 22 Followers
Relevant, Thought-provoking, Hilarious, Funny

See it if You want to laugh out loud, and see a great play.

Don't see it if You don't like talk of vaccines/political correctness

161 Reviews | 30 Followers
Great acting, Relevant, Thought-provoking, Funny

See it if you want a play that will make you laugh while engaging in debate about a relatively charged topic.

Don't see it if you can’t deal with any more arguments over vaccines Read more

148 Reviews | 20 Followers
Hilarious, Great writing, Great acting

See it if you want to laugh

Don't see it if your eyes roll out loud when discussing anti-vaxers Read more

105 Reviews | 11 Followers
Different, Great writing, Great acting

See it if You want a new play that might relevant to your contemporary world. See act1 if you like laugh, act 2 if you like serious drama.

Don't see it if You have strong opinion about the subject. You may be upset with process & conclusion. Also better not expect hilarious comedy as advertised

Critic Reviews (8)

The London Evening Standard
September 26th, 2022

"This remains a needle-sharp comedy that packs a smart and timely punch."
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Time Out London
September 24th, 2022

"‘Eureka Day’ is just lacking a bit of the heft and muscle it needs to really storm this stage."
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The Guardian (UK)
September 26th, 2022

"The play might have gained by spending longer on unravelling these meaty subjects, especially the idea of investing 'belief' in the goodness of new science."
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The Telegraph (UK)
September 24th, 2022

"The evening moves from primary colour, almost crayon-crude, mirth in the first half to something more subtly, and emotionally, shaded in the second, the dramatic stakes for those involved don’t carry quite the requisite heft."
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The Times (UK)
September 26th, 2022

"This is the play that would have helped to keep us sane during lockdown."
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September 24th, 2022

" 'Eureka Day' is a bracing corrective to the idea that you can only discuss serious issues with a straight face."
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London Theatre
September 29th, 2022

"The kind of utopian consensus proposed by the 'Eureka Day' board now feels like a pipe dream. At least we can all agree that the Old Vic is supplying a brilliantly funny and cleverly thought-provoking response."
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The Stage (UK)
September 24th, 2022

"In Katy Rudd’s highly coloured production, it’s as hollow as the echo chambers it lampoons, its characters cartoonish and its satire of liberal pieties unrevealing, if sporadically entertaining."
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