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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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The Last Days of Limehouse – Limehouse Town Hall, London

Writer: Jeremy Tiang Director: Kumiko Mendl and Gary Merry Reviewer: Annegret Märten Have you wandered around London’s China Town lately? The pretty gates in Soho serve as a popular tourist attraction but have you ever wondered where the Chinese community in London actually lives? Not in Soho, that’s for sure, swamped as it is with actor’s agents and film post-production ...

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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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