Elephant (London)
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About the Show

Anoushka Lucas explores history and race in her new play about a girl's relationship with her piano.

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Critic Reviews (6)

Time Out London
October 29th, 2022

"The show feels freer and weirder than if she’d gone off on one about record companies. As stage stardom beckons for Lucas, ‘Elephant’ is a winning, bittersweet elegy for another life that didn’t quite happen."
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The London Evening Standard
October 26th, 2022

"Lucas is a performer of rare charisma and her first full play is a teasing, provoking pleasure. I’ve seen three shows each lasting an hour this week: this is the only one I wanted to be longer."
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WhatsOnStage
October 26th, 2022

"It is angry, but also funny, warm, and insightful, written and performed with feeling and piercing thought."
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The Times (UK)
October 26th, 2022

"Rest assured, there’s really nothing outlandish or alarming in Anoushka Lucas’s brief, but thought-provoking, one-person play, laced with fragments of her own songs."
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The Stage (UK)
October 26th, 2022

"Handling weighty themes with the lightest of touches, 'Elephant' is a delicate, heartfelt monologue interspersed with songs, which thoughtfully addresses the complex legacies of colonialism."
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The Guardian (UK)
October 26th, 2022

"This is a fully loaded hour that still manages to remain subtle...Lucas is a writer and actor of rare magnetism – we should be waiting eagerly for what she says next."
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