Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

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Transports us to a world where language is limited to 140 words per day. It unfolds a couple facing this struggle: can they learn to communicate and how can they stay together?
Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Barons Court Theatre
Started: Monday 6 May 2019
Closed: Sunday 26 May 2019
Running time:1 hr 15 mins
Age suitability: Not available

Background


After a sell-out run in 2015 at The Edinburgh Fringe and a UK tour, First Floor Presents brings a new production of Sam Steiner's Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons to the stage.


First Floor Presents dedicate their work to theatre that matters.


Lemons deliberates today's social conflicts and the wider issues of democracy and freedom of speech.


Alongside the affects of Brexit, Steiner examines modern society in regards to new unanticipated consequences (Black Mirror springs to mind).


In a world where Donald Trump announces his agenda via Twitter, Lemons could not be more relevant to demonstrate the power of language.


Synopsis


The British government has introduced a law limiting speech for its citizens to 140 words a day.


For Bernadette and Oliver, every word they speak will have to really mean something.


They devise new ways to communicate with each other within the constraints of the law, but without the freedom to use words as they wish, they are helpless ...


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Box office tel: 020 8932 4747

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 6 May 2019

Press night:Thursday 9 May 2019

Closes:Sunday 26 May 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

(No performances Sundays 5th and 12th May)


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-00pm

Tickets


Standard:

£15


Box Office: 020 8932 4747


Cast


Jemima Murphy - Bernadette

Charlie Suff - Oliver


Creatives


Author: Sam Steiner
Director: Hamish Clayton
Set designer: Gareth Rowntree
Costume designer: Geraldine Cooper
Production: Jemima Murphy & Tom Woffenden for First Floor Presents

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