LUNGS: In Camera

LUNGS was performed and streamed live from The Old Vic stage to 69 countries across the globe from Fri 26 Jun–Sat 04 July 2020.

I could fly to New York and back every day for seven years and still not leave a carbon footprint as big as if I have a child. Ten thousand tonnes of CO2. That’s the weight of the Eiffel Tower. I’d be giving birth to the Eiffel Tower

The ice caps are melting, there’s overpopulation, political unrest; everything’s going to hell in a handcart – why on earth would someone bring a baby into this world?

Directed by Matthew Warchus, Claire Foy and Matt Smith performed a socially distanced version of Duncan Macmillan’s hilarious emotional rollercoaster of a play about a couple wrestling with life’s biggest dilemmas live from The Old Vic.

Old Vic: In Camera is a new artistic initiative combining a run of socially distanced performances followed by a major series of rehearsed play-readings, all streamed live from the iconic Old Vic stage with the empty auditorium as a backdrop.

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The OLD VIC: IN CAMERA series is made possible thanks to the unwavering support of Royal Bank of Canada as The Old Vic’s visionary Principal Partner. Since the beginning of Matthew Warchus’ tenure in 2015, RBC has sponsored over 30 main stage productions and now, in the face of such challenging times, RBC continues to stand alongside us and support our theatre and our audiences by enabling the delivery of this series. And, thanks to PwC’s steadfast generosity through this crisis, we’re delighted to be able to make this artistic initiative widely accessible with a number of PwC £10 Tickets offered across all performances.

Royal Bank of Canada – Principal Partner

PwC – PwC £10 Previews Partner

With special thanks to our streaming video platform provider, Zoom

Tickets: PwC £10 Previews, £20, £30, £40, £55, £65

Booking information

Running time: approx. one hour and 30 mins with no interval. All performance times are British Summer Time (BST).

Suitable for ages 14+ (includes swearing, adult content, sensitive subject matter and mild sexual references). Find out more about trigger warnings for Lungs.

Every single performance will be live captioned and audio described. You will have the option of turning on captioning or audio description in Zoom as needed.

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