Labour of Love

27th Sep 2017 - 2nd Dec 2017

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People, Places & Things UK Tour

22nd Sep 2017 - 18th Nov 2017

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This House UK Tour

23rd Feb 2018 - 2nd Jun 2018

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  • Treating Mental Illness

    Headlong | Feb. 21, 2013

    Psychiatrist Dr. Gareth Smith shares his experience of treating mental illness with the cast and creative team of The Effect.

  • Drug Development

    Headlong | Feb. 12, 2013

    Dr Mark Payton, the CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of the biopharmaceutical company Oxagen, explains how new drugs are developed and why drug development is vitally important for our future health.

  • Prof Val Curran on The Effect

    Headlong | Feb. 6, 2013

    Psychopharmacologist, Val Curran, on the science behind The Effect.

  • Taking Part in a Clinical Drugs Trial

    Headlong | Feb. 1, 2013

    Aimee Dumbleton gives an insider’s view of what it is like to take part in a clinical drugs trial.

  • Brain Research

    Headlong | Jan. 29, 2013

    Dr.Chris Chambers explains how cognitive neuroscientists use techniques such as fMRI and TMS to investigate how our brains work.

  • The Placebo Effect

    Headlong | Jan. 9, 2013

    Val Curran, Professor of Psychopharmacology (UCL), demonstrates the placebo effect. 

  • Inside a Medical Research Centre

    Maddy Wilson | Nov. 12, 2012

    Billie Piper (Connie), Jonjo O'Neill (Tristan) and Anastasia Hille in The Effect. Photo: Ellie Kurtz.

    After 45 minutes of being lost in a bleak industrial estate, I eventually discover Hammersmith Medicines Research at the end of an intersection, just off the Park Royal roundabout, adjacent to a factory building pumping flumes of smoke. The building is exactly what I expect: large, non-specific, stark and cold. I’m feeling a little trepidatious, to say the least.