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Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok – Derby Theatre

Writer: In-Sook Chappell Director: Jennifer Tang Reviewer: James Garrington There is a Chinese story about a man who decided to build a road even though there were two mountains in his way. When people pointed out that he would be unable to level the mountains in his lifetime, replied that he can’t, but after him there’ll be his children, and his children’s ...

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Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok – Royal Exchange, Manchester

Writer: In-Sook Chappell Director: Jennifer Tang Reviewer: Andrea Allen “I’m the English girl who grew up in a chippy…I’m a fake, I don’t belong here”. Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok opens with Helen (Siu-See Hang); an accomplished Cambridge graduate working as a financial lawyer in Hong Kong, on paper she has it all, in her heart something is missing. ...

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Dim Sum Nights – Contact at Sweet Mandarin Restaurant, Manchester

Writers: Jeremy Tiang, Victoria Shepherd, Mimi Webster, Clare Sumi, Simon Wu Directors: David Lee-Jones, Kumiko Mendl, Sophie Winter Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin [Rating:2.5] Yellow Earth theatre is a company devoted to encouraging the work of British East Asian artists and engaging with audiences across the UK. Their concept of Dim Sum Nights is to combine bite-sized pieces of new writing by ...

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Dim Sum Nights – Contact at Sweet Mandarin Restaurant, Manchester

Writers: Jeremy Tiang, Thanh Le Dang, Victoria Shepherd, Simon Wu, Claire Sumi Directors: Kumiko Mendl, David Tse Ka-shing, Polly Graham Reviewer: Jo Beggs [Rating:4] Tonight is about food. Doughy roast pork buns, shiny translucent shrimp dumplings, sweet, soft meat wrapped in sticky rice. Tonight is about packing into one of Manchester’s most out of the way Chinese restaurants, early doors, ...

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