This Liquid Earth: A Eulogy in Verse

From 23rd August 2019
Aldeburgh Festival 2019

Royal Court in association with HighTide present a play reading of

This Liquid Earth: A Eulogy in Verse by Amy Jephta

As part of Royal Court Theatre’s International Programme and International Climate Crisis Plays series.

2080. A global climate-refugee crisis looms. The Southernmost tip of Africa is the last place able to sustain human life. As refugees arrive from Europe and the Americas, two people find themselves on opposite ends of the largest mass migration in history.


Writer – Amy Jephta

Amy Jephta is a filmmaker, playwright, screenwriter, director and academic from Cape Town. As a playwright, her work has been published in South Africa, performed at the Fugard Theatre in Cape Town, the Riksteatern in Stockholm, and at the Bush Theatre, Theatre 503 and the Jermyn Street Theatres in London. Amy has previously been named as one of the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Top Young South Africans, is the 2017 recipient of the national Eugene Marais Prize for Drama for her play, Kristalvlakte, and the 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist Award Winner for Theatre.

More details on the Royal Court Theatre International Climate Crisis Play programme can be found here.


Details: Sat 14 September, 4pm at Church Hall