Michael Longhurst

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A Number

Writer Caryl Churchill Starring
  • John Shrapnel
  • Lex Shrapnel
    Nuffield Theatre and Young Vic

    Mike directs Caryl Churchill’s play about a man who, at the age of 35, learns that he is not an only child. A Number examines questions of humanity, guilt, rivalry and the moral dilemmas when experimentation gets out of hand. This new production stars real life father and son John and Lex Shrapnel

    A Number

    claustrophobic, voyeuristic and brilliantly effective. Brendan McCusker
    The Southern Daily Echo

    Superb stuff; a revival that makes you see a modern classic anew. Matt Trueman
    The Telegraph

    a blistering and disturbing revival... Punchy, compact and endlessly inquisitive Lyn Gardner
    The Guardian

    An intriguing new perspective on Caryl Churchill's questions about cloning, identity and free will Catherine Love

    Theatre, Film and TV
    Lily Williams
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