The Nether

The Nether

4.6 (11) · New Writing

Winner of the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, The Nether is both serpentine crime drama and haunting sci-fi thriller that explores the consequences of living out our private dreams.


The Nether offers complete freedom – a new virtual wonderland providing total sensory immersion. Just log in, choose an identity and indulge your every desire.

An intricate crime drama and a haunting thriller set in the year 2050, The Nether follows an investigation into the complicated, disturbing morality of identity in the digital world, and explores the consequences of making dreams a reality.

Critic reviews

This is mind-bending, it's ingenious.

The Times

Expertly crafted script.

The Observer

Date & time

Show ended
Mon 9 Feb - Sat 25 Apr, Mon - Sat 7.30pm, Thu & Sat mats 2.30pm
Runtime: 1 hr 20 mins


St Martin's Lane WC2N 4BG London, UK · Get Directions
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