Five writers from The REP’s Foundry have created new plays to be performed as lunchtime readings at The REP. Taking place during March and April, Live Lunch gives audiences the chance to make the most of their Saturdays with a play-reading over lunch

Saturday 2 April
12.30pm
The MEZZ
Violet Fields
By Richard Walls
Directed by Tessa Walker
A play about heroism, loss and chicken piccata.
Optional lunch to be collected from Marmalade at 12.30pm, to bring upstairs to The MEZZ.

Saturday 9 April
12.30pm
The MEZZ
Nine Nights
By Suriya Aisha
Directed by Lucy Morrison
A play about feeling out of place when you’re close to home.
Optional lunch to be collected from Marmalade at 12.30pm, to bring upstairs to The MEZZ.

Further casting to be announced.

Previously at Live Lunch…

Saturday 5 March
12.30pm
Rehearsal Room
Dylan’s Parents
By Stephanie Ridings
Directed by Ned Bennett
A play about blood ties, re-living grief and being able to go home again.
Followed by an optional lunch in Marmalade at 1.30pm.

Saturday 12 March
1pm
The MEZZ
I Took My Mother For A Walk
By Susie Sillett
Directed by Lucy Morrison
Starring Imogen Doel (playing Daughter) and Imogen Stubbs (playing Mother)
A play about softness, orange and political violence.
Optional lunch to be collected from Marmalade at 12.45pm, to bring upstairs to The MEZZ.

Saturday 19 March
12.45pm
Marmalade (end near the lift on the ground floor)
A View From The Moon
By Khush Chahal
Directed by Hamish Pirie
A play about love, fear and a journey to the moon.
Optional lunch to be collected from Marmalade at 12.30pm, to bring upstairs to The MEZZ.

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