Lungs Tickets

‘I could fly to New York and back every day for seven years and still not leave a carbon footprint as big as if I have a child. Ten thousand tonnes of CO2. That’s the weight of the Eiffel Tower. I’d be giving birth to the Eiffel Tower’

The ice caps are melting, there’s overpopulation, political unrest; everything’s going to hell in a handcart – why on earth would someone bring a baby into this world?

Duncan Macmillan
Matthew Warchus
Tim Lutkin
Rob Howell
Cast list:
Claire Foy, Matt Smith

Old Vic Theatre

103 The Cut, London, SE1 8NB
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Opening dates and ticket details announced for Lungs at the Old Vic
Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Ahead of Matthew Warchus’ fifth season as artistic director at the Old Vic, further details have been confirmed for the upcoming production of Lungs starring Claire Foy and Matt Smith. Written by Duncan Macmillan, Lungs follows a couple as they consider the environmental impact of giving birth. The play was first performed in Britain in 2013, winning best new play at the Off West End Awards.

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The Crown’s Claire Foy and Matt Smith to reunite in Lungs at the Old Vic
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

After starring together in Netflix’s The Crown as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, Claire Foy and Matt Smith will both make their West End debuts in an upcoming production of Lungs at the Old Vic.

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