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Murder, poverty, gambling and gangsters – the incredible family saga behind Manchester’s Sweet Mandarin restaurant

Posted on: 26th February, 2018

Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok will be taking to Theatre Royal Bury St Edmund’s stage Tue 24 – Wed 25 Apr. Manchester Evening news has written a beautiful piece on the history of Sweet Mandarin, the memoirs of Helen Tse and the popular Manchester restaurant. The play and memoirs are based on 3 generations of Helen’s family and navigate the trials of Lily Kwok.

The article is a thoughtful piece that details the troubles Lily, Mabel, Helen and the rest of their family faced and gives you an insight as to what the Royal Exchange Theatre, Black Theatre Live and Yellow Earth Theatre have produced.

Read the Manchester Evening News article on Mountains here.

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