MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok

MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok

MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok

Coming very soon…

A Royal Exchange Theatre, Yellow Earth and Black Theatre Live co-production.

By In-Sook Chappell. Directed by Jennifer Tang.   Based on the memoir Sweet Mandarin by Helen Tse

I invited you into my past… And you invited me into your future.

Helen has grown up in the UK, but always felt a piece of her story was missing. Amidst the skyscrapers and bustling streets of Hong Kong, she meets her grandmother, Lily Kwok, and steps into a past of shocking family secrets that will change her life forever.

This evocative new play by award winning writer In-Sook Chappell, tells the extraordinary story of the women behind the famous Manchester restaurant Sweet Mandarin. Based on Helen Tse’s bestselling family memoir of three generations held together with one lifeline- food.

“A gripping tale of struggle, laughter, love and food… with a universal story of survival that will move your soul” Celebrity Chef Ken Hom on Sweet Mandarin

PERFORMANCE DATES

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22 Mar – 7 April Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
St Ann’s Square, Manchester, M2 7DH
www.royalexchange.co.uk | 0161 8339833

18 – 21 Apr Stratford Circus Arts Centre, London
Theatre Square, Stratford, London, E15 1BX
stratford-circus.com/ | 020 8279 1080

24 – 25 Apr Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds
Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, 1P33 1QR
www.theatreroyal.org | 01284 769 505

27 – 28 Apr Lighthouse, Poole
21 Kingland Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1UG
www.lighthousepoole.co.uk | 01202 280 000

1 – 2 May Key Theatre, Peterborough
Embankment Road, Peterborough, PE1 1EF
www.vivacity-peterborough.com | 01733 207 239

5 May Theatre Royal Margate
Addington Street, Margate, CT9 1PW
www.theatreroyalmargate.com | 01843 292 795

10 – 12 May Derby Theatre
15 Theatre Walk, St Peter’s Quarter, Derby, DE1 2NF
www.derbytheatre.co.uk | 01332 593 939

16 – 19 May Watford Palace Theatre
20 Clarendon Road, Watford, WD17 1JZ
watfordpalacetheatre.co.uk | 01923 225 671

21 – 23 May Sheffield Crucible Theatre
55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 1AD
www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk | 0114 249 6000

24 – 25 May Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, Hexham
Beaumont Street, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 3LS
www.queenshall.co.uk | 01434 652 477

30 May – 2 June Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
Belgrade Square, Coventry, CV1 1GS
www.belgrade.co.uk | 024 7655 3055

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