My Mother Said, I Never Should
Doris and her daughter Margaret live through the blitz. Margaret argues with her daughter Jackie about her hippy morals and unsuitable boyfriend. Jackie and her daughter Rosie hardly know each other, and don't seem to care. Moving seamlessly between past and present, four generations of women live through the twentieth century's enormous social changes in this warm, poignant elegy about growing up, growing old, and, possibly, growing wise. My Mother Said, I Never Should
premiered in 1987 at Contact Theatre in Manchester, where it instantly catapulted its young author into the ranks of the UK's top writers, winning both the George Devine Award and Manchester Evening News Best Play Award.
Archive :: play:S4320, venue:V855