A Number by Caryl Churchill, directed by Zinnie Harris at the Royal Lyceum Theatre EdinburghBuy Tickets

A Number

A Number
by Caryl Churchill
directed by Zinnie Harris

“Have you met the others?”

Bernard has spent 35 years believing he’s an only child, one of a kind, until he learns the chilling truth. He’s one of ‘a number’ of clones resulting from a nefarious genetic experiment. When he confronts his father, Salter, questions of identity and morality result in an explosive exchange with dire consequences.

A Number showcases Caryl Churchill’s consummate skill in creating brilliantly compelling drama bristling with ideas, and is directed by another accomplished playwright, Zinnie Harris. This dynamic two-hander is the starting point for a powerful debate about the boundaries and ethics of science. 

A Number is presented in partnership with the Edinburgh International Science Festival alongside a series of talks which will take place before the show:

Online Identity
With Aleks Krotoski and Pat Kane
Saturday 8 April, 7pm

Scottish Identity
With James Robertson
Tuesday 11 April, 7pm

Nature, Nurture, or Neither?
With Steve Jones
Wednesday 12 April, 7pm

Me, Myself and I
With Christopher Brookmyre and Jenny Lindsay
Thursday 13 April, 7pm

Think of a Number
With Zinnie Harris and David Greig
Saturday 15 April, 7pm

Buy a ticket to one of these talks and a performance of A Number for £25 and save up to £3.50

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Seating is unreserved for this performance due to the nature of the seating plan on stage

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Dates and Times

6 - 15 April 2017

PREVIEW, 8:30pm
6 April
£10 Preview tickets on sale from 6 March.

EVENINGS, 8:30pm
Tuesday - Saturday

MATINEES, 2pm
Saturdays

Running Time
To be confirmed during rehearsal process.
Seating is unreserved for this performance due to the nature of the seating plan on stage

For Access Performances see below.

Prices

Individual Tickets

 

EVENINGS
Tuesday - Saturday: £20

MATINEES
Saturdays: £20

CONCESSIONS
Not available on Premium Seats, from £10.

PREVIEWS
Unreserved seating all tickets £10 On sale 6 March 2017.

 

Seating is unreserved for this performance due to the nature of the seating plan on stage
All prices guaranteed until 14 September 2016.

Accessibility

BSL INTERPRETED
Wednesday 12 April - 8:30pm

CAPTIONED
Saturday 15 April - 8:30pm

Seating is unreserved for this performance due to the nature of the seating plan on stage. If you have specific access needs and are attending this performance then please contact Box Office on 0131 248 4848