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All The Little Lights

3 Mar - 4 Mar 2017
  • Approx 1 hr
  • £13.50 & discounts
Rail tracks with faded lights in the distance (All the Little Lights Promo Image)

“I know you want what everyone else wants. A family. A home. But you’ll never have it. Cos of what’s inside you.”

Joanne and Lisa were like sisters. Then Lisa left. Now they’re back together for one last birthday party by the railway tracks. But can they salvage their friendship or will ghosts from the past haunt them forever?

Poignant, moving and darkly funny, this award-winning new play tells the searing story of three girls slipping through the cracks in society, desperately searching for friendship, family and themselves. In a world where nobody wants you, what would you do to survive?

Written with support from charity Safe and Sound.

All The Little Lights was the joint winner of the 2016 George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright.

WARNING – The following trailer contains sexual references and strong language that some viewers may find offensive.





Make a night of it by booking a pre-show meal at Food @ the Mercury. Simply add either a two (£13.95) or three course (£15.95) meal to your basket along with your theatre tickets.

No need to choose what you are having in advance – simply select from the delicious options available on the night.

This show has been paired with our Mercury Signature menu. Click here to take a look!

Please note this offer applies to evening performances only. Click here to see our daytime dining options.

Mercury Studio Theatre
  • Balkerne Gate, Colchester, CO1 1PT, Essex, UK

Box Office: 01206 573948

The Mercury's 98-seater Studio theatre, with parking nearby at St. Mary’s multi-storey car park!

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"Realistically breath-taking play"
— East Midlands Theatre
"Terrifically realistic and darkly funny... truly extraordinary and moving theatre."
— Nottingham Post
"Catch this brilliant and thought provoking play while you can... These three little lights shone very, very bright tonight."
"All the Little Lights was intelligent theatre writing with a true depth of circumstance and expression"
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