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Rare Earth Mettle

Rare Earth Mettle

Synopsis

Al Smith’s epic new play is a brutally comic exploration of risk, delusion and power.

“You don’t tell an American to turn off their light; you build them a better light bulb.”

Three worlds collide on a Bolivian salt flat.

A leading doctor, who has travelled from the UK, believes she can save the NHS, solve the British mental health crisis, and advance her career.

A Silicon Valley billionaire, who has been watching the site from his satellites, believes he can save the world building affordable electric cars, and make millions of dollars in the process.

And the indigenous community, who have preserved the land for generations, believe both visitors have propositions that could transform their futures.

Each pursue their own ambitions, but which is the greatest good?

Event details

Wed 15 Dec 2021, 7:30pm

Captioned in house by Royal Court

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Venue details

Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square
London
SW1W 8AS

Phone: 020 7565 5000

Email: boxoffice@royalcourttheatre.com

Website: Royal Court Theatre

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