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'I have lots of sons with nothing to inherit, Uncle Simone has no sons with lots to inherit.'
Sicily, summer 1916. Gossiping and singing, the women gather to harvest old Simone’s almond crop. He’s the richest landowner in the district but he has no heir. Local lad Liolà, untroubled by convention, has fathered three little boys, each with a different mother, and that only intensifies Simone’s anguish. When another of the girls falls pregnant, Simone is persuaded he might recognize the baby as his own. But he’s forgotten the charms of his slighted young wife Mita, who is not so easily crushed.
'All I should say, girls, is don’t be too sweet, lest you be eaten!'
Richard Eyre returns to the National Theatre to direct Liolà by Luigi Pirandello in a new version by Tanya Ronder. This high-spirited drama by Pirandello takes us to the heart of a rural community where property and family provoke fierce passions. Richard Eyre directs Tanya Ronder’s new version, performed by an Irish cast and gypsy musicians. It’s unexpected, funny and touching.
As part of the Travelex £12 season, 300 £12 seats have been made available for every night’s performance. We also have a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner.
For your chance to win, enter your details (see full terms and conditions below):
Terms and conditions: The promotion closes at 11.59am on Tuesday 20 August 2013. The prize is a pair of tickets to see Liolà at the National Theatre plus one free programme, and a drinks voucher for each attendee, redeemable for a single free glass of wine, bottle of beer or soft drink. The winner will be the first entry selected at random after the closing date and will be contacted by email by Wednesday 21 August 2013. The winner can select their preferred performance date up to and including 11 September 2013, subject to availability. Winning tickets will be reserved for collection at theatre box office. Travel, accommodation and expenses not included. The prize is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative available. Entrants must be 18 or over. Open to UK residents only excluding Northern Ireland. When you respond, Independent Print Ltd may use your information to contact you with offers/services of interest. For further information, please write to Customer Care, Room 203b, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT or call the SMS helpline on 0800 839 173. Usual Promotion Rules apply, see independent.co.uk/rules. Promoter: National Theatre.