MOUNTAINS: The Dreams of Lily Kwok
Royal Exchange, Manchester Stratford Circus, London and National Tour
March - June 2018
Written by In-Sook Chappell, adapted from the novel Sweet Mandarin by Helen Tse.
“You called me into your present and I invite you into my past. My granddaughter. Everything was worth it”
A stylish and evocative new play by award winning writer In-Sook Chappell, Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok tells the extraordinary story of the women behind the famous Manchester restaurant Sweet Mandarin. Mountains opened at the Royal Exchange Manchester, before transferring to Startford Circus, London and then embarking on a National Tour of mid-scale venues for the Black Theatre Live consortium.
Designed by Amelia Jane Hankin
Lighting Design by Amy Mae Smith
Sound Design by Elena Pena
Original Music composed by Ruth Chan
Movement Director: Lucy Cullingford