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By Lucy Kirkwood Directed by Mel Powell

“We’re not dead yet my love. Our age, you have to show no fear to Death, it’s like bulls, you can’t run away or they’ll charge. You’ve got to keep grabbing him by the lapels, poking him in the eye and saying: not yet mate. I’ve got you’re number, boyo.”

Two retired scientists in an isolated cottage by the sea as the world around them crumbles. Together they are going to live forever on yoghurt and yoga, until an old friend arrives, and nothing can stay the same. Originally staged at The Royal Court Theatre in 2017, The Children is ranked at number 3 in The Guardian’s best 50 plays of this century.

"Sly. Gripping. Darkly Funny." - The Times

"A richly suggestive and beautifully written piece of work.... Kirkwood is the most rewarding dramatist of her generation." - The Independent A licensed bar is available and ice-creams will be on sale.

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This amateur production by arrangement with Nick Hern Books.


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