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Mlima's Tale

“If you not give elephant proper burial he’ll haunt you forever.”

From two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (The Secret Life of Bees, Sweat), Mlima’s Tale makes its UK premiere at Kiln Theatre. They call him Mlima, the mountain. Killed for his magnificent tusks, killed for greed, killed for ivory, his spirit journeys through the ivory trade market, marking those complicit in his barbaric death.

Directed by Miranda Cromwell (Death of a Salesman), this powerful and unforgettable story of the ivory trade and its corruption leaves its mark long after the lights go down.

Important Information

This production includes strong language, depictions of murder and the following themes: corruption, greed, ivory trade, poaching, capitalist exploitation.

Assisted Performances

Captioned: Mon 2 October, 7.30pm
Touch Tour: Thu 12 October, 6.00pm
Audio Described: Thu 12 October 7.30pm
Relaxed: Wed 18 October, 2.30pm
 

Age Restrictions

14+

Performance Times

Now taking bookings for performances up until Sat 21st October 2023.

Show times for each day are below.

Mon

7.30pm

Tue

7.30pm

Wed

2.30pm
7.30pm

Thu

7.30pm

Fri

7.30pm

Sat

2.30pm
7.30pm

Sun

-

Kiln Theatre Details

Buses Icon Bus routes: 16, 32, 189, 332, 632

Night Buses Icon Night buses: N16

Rail Icon Nearest rail: Brondesbury

London Underground Icon Tube lines: Jubilee Line

London Underground Icon Nearest tube: Kilburn

Parking Icon Car park: Kilburn Market Car Park

Congestion Zone Icon In congestion zone?: No

Facilities at Kiln Theatre

Bar

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible

Kiln Theatre Location

269 Kilburn High Road, London, NW6 7JR
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Mlima's Tale

Kiln Theatre, London

Running time: 1h 40m (no interval)

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