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Rare Earth Mettle Tickets

Rare Earth Mettle Tickets

London
Royal Court
10 Nov 2021 - 18 Dec 2021

Rare Earth Mettle Information

"You don't tell an American to switch off her light; you build her a better light bulb."

A leading British doctor with a radical plan to save the NHS and a Silicon Valley billionaire with a radical plan to halt climate change, meet outside an abandoned train on a salt flat in South America.

A landscape so bright in its whiteness that it isn't easy to look at, and so uninterrupted in its flatness there's no echo.

For Kimsa and his daughter who live there, the arrival of these strangers initially seems like an opportunity. Until they both stake their claim on the land, each following their ruthless pursuit of 'the greater good'.

"You only have an attachment to ideas. But I am attached to this place. I know the history. This land is a part of who I am".

Al Smith returns to the Royal Court following Harrogate, for which he was nominated Most Promising Playwright (Evening Standard Theatre Awards). Royal Court Associate Director Hamish Pirie directs.

Important COVID-19 information

Mask

Unless eating or drinking, you are required to wear a mask at all times while inside this venue.

Social distancing

Please follow any markings or requests made to keep distance while inside this venue.

Covid safety

This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.

Additional information

This theatre is complying with the 'See It Safely" guidlines.

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Opening date

November 10th, 2021

Closing date

December 18th, 2021

Venue

Royal Court

Show schedule

Sorry, no performance schedule available.

Royal Court Information

Royal Court
Sloane Square, London, United Kingdom, SW1W8AS

Cast and creative

By: Al Smith
Director: Hamish Pirie
Cast list: Arthur Darvill, Rachael Ofori, Carlo Albán, Marcello Cruz, Jaye Griffiths, Lesley Lemon, Ian Porter and Genevieve O'Reilly.
Design: Moi Tran
Lighting: Lee Curran
Choreography: Yami Löfvenberg
Sound: Helen Atkinson

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