Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok

Audio-described performance Drama and comedy Theatre

Audio described in-house.

by In-Sook Chappell
Based on the memoir Sweet Mandarin by Helen Tse

I invited you into my past… And you invited me into your future.

Helen has grown up in the UK, but always felt a piece of her story was missing.

Visiting her mother’s birthplace of Hong Kong for the first time, she is determined to find out who she really is and where she belongs. Amidst the skyscrapers and bustling streets, she meets her grandmother, Lily Kwok, and steps into her past where she discovers shocking family secrets that will change her life forever.

This stylish and evocative new play by award winning writer In-Sook Chappell, tells the extraordinary story of the women behind the famous Manchester restaurant Sweet Mandarin. Based on Helen Tse’s bestselling family memoir of passion sacrifice and survival across three generations held together with one lifeline- food.

MOUNTAINS – THE DREAMS OF LILY KWOK with live cooking on stage.

Please note this is an audio described performance at an independent venue. Every effort has been made to ensure that these details are correct; however, please do double check with the venue for the availability of introductory notes and touch tours when booking.

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

Westgate StreetBury St EdmundsIP33 1QR
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