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The Children

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Acclaimed playwright Lucy Kirkwood’s gripping new drama, The Children, arrives at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, telling the story of two retired nuclear scientists watching the world self-destruct. Read More >

Acclaimed playwright Lucy Kirkwood’s gripping new drama, The Children, arrives at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, telling the story of two retired nuclear scientists watching the world self-destruct.

Sitting in an isolated cottage by the sea, the duo look on as the world around them crumbles.

They plan to live forever on yogurt and yoga – until an old friend arrives with a frightening request.

Directed by James Macdonald, who recently directed Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone at the Sloane Square venue, The Children promises to be unmissable.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 17/11/2016

Opening Night: 24/11/2016

Closing Night: 14/01/2017

Running time: 1 h 55

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Francesca Annis, Ron Cook, Deborah Findlay

Creative

Director - James Macdonald

Author - Lucy Kirkwood

About Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

Sloane Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8AS

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