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The Silent Treatment

The Silent Treatment
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Edinburgh Guide


    Written byDouglas Maxwell
    Start date7 Apr 2016
    End date9 Apr 2016
  • MatineeFri 8 Apr, 2.30pm
  • TicketsFull price £16.50 / Concession £13.50 / Other concession £8.50
    Genre Theatre,

    World Premiere
    Lung Ha Theatre Company

    Ssssh! Seriously, Sssssssh!

    It’s a sponsored silence; you have to keep it zipped, keep it buttoned, keep it together – even when one of the group is trying to break you down.

    How can you, can anyone, stay silent when one of the team has just won wads of cash? And what about those builders who keep popping in, something has to be said?

    Playwright Douglas Maxwell, composer MJ McCarthy and Lung Ha Theatre Company take you on a (quiet) journey where silence is golden – but there are many ways to overcome silence when there is so much to say. / @lunghastheatre

    Dates & Times
    Thu 7 – Sat 9 Apr, 7.30pm
    Matinee Fri 8 Apr, 2.30pm

    Full price £16.50
    Standard concession £13.50
    Other concession £8.50

    See our Box Office page for full pricing and booking information. 

    Post-show Discussion
    Fri 8 Apr (matinee)

    Captioned Performance
    Fri 8 Apr (matinee)

    Pre-performance workshop
    Fri 8 Apr (matinee), tailored for people with a learning disability. For more information, please contact


    Age Recommendation

    Supported by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council.

    Image by Douglas Jones

    • Maria Oller

    • MJ McCarthy

      Composer, Music Director
    • Jessica Brettle

    • ★★★★
      Edinburgh Guide
    • Maxwell's script fizzes with invention and a playfulness that speaks volumes in a way that words can't always muster.
      The Herald
    • Well-choreographed comic chaos.
      The Scotsman

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