Mark Kitto Presents - Chinese Boxing

Mark Kitto Presents - Chinese Boxing

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Synopsis

A new one-man play by Mark Kitto.

An evening lecture to the Bungay branch of the Royal Asiatic Society takes an unexpected leap into the past and brings to life the Boxer Uprising of 1900, an epic clash between China and the West that echoes across the century. Will China and the West ever understand each other? Sir Claude MacDonald, formerly Her Majesty’s Minister Plenipotentiary to Peking, will do his best to help.

70 mins, no interval.

Image courtesy of the London Illustrated News.

‘A fascinating dive into history through contemporary characters’

‘Brilliantly conceived and acted… thought-provoking, sad, funny, and culturally and politically relevant today.’