National Theatre: The Hard Problem

National Theatre: The Hard Problem

Our fifth App for the National Theatre took the form of a digital programme to accompany their production of The Hard Problem, a new play by Tom Stoppard.

Get an insight into the production with an article written by Tom Stoppard, photo galleries and more.

Hilary, a young psychology researcher at a brain-science institute, is nursing a private sorrow and a troubling question at work, where psychology and biology meet. If there is nothing but matter, what is consciousness?

This is ‘the hard problem’ which puts Hilary at odds with her colleagues who include her first mentor Spike, her boss Leo and the billionaire founder of the institute, Jerry.



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