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A sharp and detailed portrayal of a man struggling to keep his head above water. Read More >

Over 10 years of imprisonment Alan’s life has been measured out in weekly visits from his family; slices of the normal life he’s left behind. Everything will be so much better once he’s finally out and back home for good. Won’t it?

A sharp and detailed portrayal of a man struggling to keep his head above water.

Clare Lizzimore is a playwright and director based in London. Mint is her first play. As a director, her credits include Bull by Mike Bartlett at Sheffield Crucible, One Day When We Were Young by Nick Payne as part of the Paines Plough Roundabout Season, Lay Down Your Cross by Nick Payne at Hampstead Theatre. At the Royal Court, she directed Faces in the Crowd by Leo Butler in 2008 and has worked extensively with the International department.

Suitable for ages 14+



Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 02/07/2013

Closing Night: 06/07/2013

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Cast & Creative


Director - Caroline Steinbeis

Designer - Chloe Lamford

Author - Clare Lizzimore

About Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

Sloane Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8AS

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