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Earthquakes in London

By Mike Bartlett

Image of a young woman holding banner at a protest

An all-pervasive fear of the future and a guilty pleasure in the excesses of the present drive this epic rollercoaster of a play from 1968 to 2525 and back again.

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Earthquakes in London follows three sisters as they attempt to navigate their dislocated lives and loves while their dysfunctional father, a brilliant scientist, predicts global catastrophe.

From localised social breakdown to worldwide paranoia, Mike Bartlett’s fast and furious play explores the domestic and the epic effects of climate change on us all.

This play contains themes which some people may find upsetting. Please contact Barbican Box Office if you would like more information.

Promoted by Guildhall School of Music & Drama

The running time for this production is approx. 2 hours 18 minutes (including interval)

This production is presented by arrangement with Nick Hern Books

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