Taking as its starting point one of the most mysterious and romantic collaborations of all time, A Disappearing Number is a story about connections between ideas, cultures and times.
In London a man attempts to unravel the secrets of his lover. In Bangalore a woman collapses on a train. In Cambridge in 1914 Englishman GH Hardy seeks to comprehend the ideas of the Indian prodigy Srinivasa Ramanujan.
A Disappearing Number weaves a provocative theatrical pattern about our relentless compulsion to understand.
The production won the 2008 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play.