Operation Epsilon
Ends Oct 21 1h 50m
Operation Epsilon

Operation Epsilon London Reviews and Tickets

(6 Reviews)
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Delightful, Absorbing, Clever, Entertaining, Enchanting

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Alan Brody’s award-winning play about a WWII Allied operation gaining intel on the Nazi's nuclear program.

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Delightful, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to see an excellent witty musical comedy brilliantly executed

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals

Critic Reviews (5)

The Stage (UK)
September 21st, 2023

“Playwright Alan Brody’s smart, incisive play is based on real, secretly recorded transcripts of the scientists’ conversations, which lends a crisp realism to the dialogue. It is an unhurried, elegantly written piece, meticulously charting the subtle interplay of the characters’ guilt, ambition and obsessive scientific curiosity.”
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September 21st, 2023

“Andy Sandberg’s production plays a straight bat, unfolding on Janie E Howland’s detailed cutaway house set. It struggles a little for dynamism...The proliferation of characters makes it difficult to get a full handle on each one, and the scale of it feels bloated...But it’s an undoubtedly diverting couple of hours shining a light on a little-known aspect of the war effort.”
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All That Dazzles (UK)
September 21st, 2023

“Well-written and admirably interested in sharing a less widely discussed part of military history, ‘Operation Epsilon’ has been made with a clear understanding of the period and the significance of the events its story surrounds...Morality is complicated, and I'm glad to see a willingness to explore this in the arts.”
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Theatre Weekly (UK)
September 21st, 2023

“ ‘Operation Epsilon’ could be a very static play – it’s a lot of men talking about topics most of the audience won’t understand (unless they happen to be nuclear physicists, anyway), when you boil it down to the bare bones – but thanks to Andy Sandberg’s direction, the talking stays engaging and even discussions about science and nuclei still have movement around them.”
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Lost in Theatreland (UK)
September 22nd, 2023

“What is truly fascinating about this play is the fact that the script is based upon real transcripts from these recordings, which allows one to truly feel that they are experiencing engaging, raw moments in history.”
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