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Living With the Lights On 

by Mark Lockyer

7 - 23 Dec

An Actors Touring Company and Young Vic co-production

The Maria

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Hilarious, touching and utterly bonkers.

Mark Lockyer shares his gripping true story of an actor living life on the edge, from his on-stage meltdown as Mercutio at the RSC to his fiery relationships and ultimate recovery.

Actors Touring Company returns to Young Vic following their acclaimed production of The Events by David Greig.

"Mark Lockyer is a tour de force"
The Daily Telegraph 

Click here to see the UK tour audience response so far.  


Monday - Saturday: 7.45pm

Friday & Saturday matinees: 2.45pm 
(only on 17 & 23 Dec)

Running time: 1 hr 10 mins (no interval)


Tickets: £20

Previews: (7 & 8 Dec) £10

A limited number of discounts are available for each performance. Early booking is advised.


Click here to find out more about the Young Vic's seating policy, and about what to expect when you arrive at the Young Vic.

Food & drink

The Cut Bar & Restaurant at the Young Vic serves an inspired mix of classic and original play-themed dishes create an exciting menu from fresh, free-range and organic ingredients. 

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In the press

Mark Lockyer spoke to Theatre.London about turning the most traumatic period in his life into a stage performance

"Living With the Lights On is about something that could happen to any of us." Read the piece Mark Lockyer wrote for The Guardian's G2

Direction Ramin Gray

Mark Lockyer

Access performances

Captioned performance 
20 Dec, 7.45pm

Audio-described performance
23 Dec, 2.45pm

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