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How to be Immortal

How to be Immortal

Penny Dreadfuls' new play 'How to be Immortal' combines live music, corpses, love and DNA to show us what death leaves behind.  

Henrietta Lacks died in West Virginia in 1951, but her cells are still alive...

Its taken Deborah years to come to terms with her mother's death, now she has got to deal with her own immortality...

Rosa's fallen in love with Mick the decorator. She plays the cello, he plays the squeezebox - an unlikely combination but they sound so good together. However she's pregnant, and he's about to die...

Dr. George Gey and his wife Margaret are about to make a mind bending discovery using an adapted cement mixer and some puree.

All they need is the right biopsy...

"Sometimes people fade with time, like the smell on a shirt. Sometimes they stay forever"


A post show discussion, 'What Does Your Genes Say About You?' will follow the performance on Tuesday night with the cast and Research Scientist Ana Gutiervez -del-Arroyo and Clinician Dr John Whittle. 


Tickets cost £12.50, £10.00 concessions and £8.50 students/children.

Book fast as there are student and staff ticket deals where tickets can be as little as £5.00! 

Event Details
Date: Thursday 11th - Friday 12th March 7.30pm
Venue: The Mumford Theatre, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge UK
Postcode: CB1 1PT
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Contact Details

Book online , call the Box office on 0845 1962320 or see The Mumford Theatre's booking information page for more options 




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