The Lightest Element
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781839043758Publication Date:
12 Sep 2024
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 128 pages ISBN: 9781788508230Publication Date:
12 Sep 2024
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Hampstead Theatre, London, 2024

The Lightest Element

By Stella Feehily

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On Stage at:
Hampstead Theatre, London
From Thu 5 Sep 2024 to Sat 12 Oct 2024

Boston, 1956. Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, one of the most eminent astronomers of the twentieth century, is about to be appointed Chair of Astronomy and the first woman to head a Harvard department. Only two things stand in her way: a covert investigation aimed at exposing her as a communist sympathiser, and the entrenched conservatism of her male colleagues. When a student journalist asks to profile her it feels like an opportunity to control her own narrative – assuming, of course, that the invitation is actually what it seems…

Stella Feehily's taut drama The Lightest Element explores how challenging social norms can be almost as difficult as overturning scientific orthodoxy.

It is premiered at Hampstead Theatre in September 2024.

Paperback,128 pages ISBN: 9781839043758Publication Date:
12 Sep 2024
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
This edition isn't available yet, but you can be amongst the first to receive it by pre-ordering now! Pre-order
Ebook,128 pages ISBN: 9781788508230Publication Date:
12 Sep 2024
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Available Soon

Also by Stella Feehily:

Bang Bang Bang
This May Hurt A Bit
O go my Man
Dreams of Violence
Duck

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