Citizens of Nowhere?

26th January - 2nd February 2019

A funny and moving real-time live audio drama which lets the audience eavesdrop on a British Chinese family's conversation about identity and relationships. The production takes place at Duddell's London and includes refreshments.


“… a nuanced and compelling look at the evolution of identity” (

A funny and moving real-time live audio drama by award-winning writer, Ming Ho, directed by David Jiang.

British-Chinese matriarch Linda Lo (Pik-Sen Lim) has come to London to announce a decision to her son Jun Chi (Siu Hun Li) and daughter, Jane (Jennifer Lim); but ambitious Jane has big news of her own, while Jun Chi is mystified by their mother’s refusal to engage with plans for his upcoming wedding.  With Brexit on the horizon, it’s a crossroads for all three…

This intimate performance by actors seated among the audience is experienced through headphones, as if eavesdropping, and includes light refreshments.  The production premièred at Southbank Centre in October 2018 and will take place at Duddell’s, London Bridge.

Duddell’s London is the first of the celebrated restaurant and arts space concept to open outside of Hong Kong. As with its Michelin-starred Hong Kong counterpart,  Duddell’s London showcases authentic Cantonese cuisine and hand-crafted dim sum, using only the freshest, high quality ingredients.

Generously supported by Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London.

Tour guide headsets generously provided by Ours Travel.

Produced by Chinese Arts Now with thanks to Beijing 707N Theatre, Duddell’s and Perrier-Jouët.


Saturday – 3.00pm and 5.00pm

Monday, Tuesday – 6.30pm

Wednesday – 12noon


Please note this production is not part of the CAN Festival early bird ticket offer.

£18 (includes tea or mocktail)

£20 (includes cocktail)

£25 (includes cocktail and appetiser)

£50 (includes cocktail and post-show meal)


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