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Duddell's, London

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£19.00 - £51.00

A funny and moving real-time live audio drama by award-winning writer, Ming Ho, directed by David Jiang.

British-Chinese matriarch Linda Lo (Pik-Sen Lim) has come to London to announce a decision to her son Jun Chi (Siu Hun Li) and daughter, Jane (Jennifer Lim); but ambitious Jane has big news of her own, while Jun Chi is mystified by their mother’s refusal to engage with plans for his upcoming wedding.  With Brexit on the horizon, it’s a crossroads for all three…

This intimate performance by actors seated among the audience is experienced through headphones, as if eavesdropping, and includes light refreshments from Duddell's London.

Duddell’s London is the first of the celebrated restaurant and arts space concept to open outside of Hong Kong. As with its Michelin-starred Hong Kong counterpart,  Duddell’s London showcases authentic Cantonese cuisine and hand-crafted dim sum, using only the freshest, high quality ingredients.

“… a nuanced and compelling look at the evolution of identity” (


Generously supported by Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London.

Tour guide headsets generously provided by Ours Travel.

Produced by Chinese Arts Now with thanks to Beijing 707N Theatre, Duddell's and Perrier-Jouët.



Saturday – 3.00pm and 5.00pm

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday – 6.30pm

Wednesday – 12noon


Tickets available on the door unless sold out online.

£18 (includes tea or mocktail)

£20 (includes cocktail)

£25 (includes cocktail and appetiser)

£50 (includes cocktail and post-show meal)

+booking fee




Fragrant Harbour 


Cocktail (choose one)

1. Hybrid Jia Tea

2. Screwpine Negroni 


Appetisers (choose one)

Crispy Prawn & Mango Dumpling

Morel Spring Roll

Salt and Pepper Squid


Post-show dinner

Appetisers (choose one)

Crispy Prawn & Mango Dumpling

Morel Spring Roll

Salt and Pepper Squid

Mains (choose one)

Barbecue Iberico Pork, Honey Glaze, Soy Beans

Monk Fish, Mushrooms and Garlic Shoots with Crispy Dough

Braised Bean Curd with Morels


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Saint Thomas Street



Please contact [email protected] to discuss access requirements before booking.

Doors will open 15 minutes before the performance. Please arrive in good time to receive your headsets; the performance will start promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.

Audience members can use their own headphones if they wish.


Chinese Arts Now

Chinese Arts Now (CAN) is a registered charity which produces and presents art that reflects Chinese stories and elements in contemporary and innovative ways. Our current digital commissions are FREE but if you can, we’d like to ask if you would support us by giving a small contribution towards the costs of the piece.