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Once We Were Mothers archiveThree very different mothers face three very different situations. This is a play about the joy and heartbreak of motherhood. Ali is a ballet dancer and then she gives birth to Flora. "Her blood sugar’s a bit low, she has a hole in her heart - we don’t know how serious that is. Oh, and she’s Down’s Syndrome." Milena struggles to survive with her children in a country torn by war. "They told us, if you want to see your children alive, do as we say". Kitty is a housewife who had two daughters, now it seems she only has one. "Maybe when she has her own children she’ll feel the pull, need to revisit where she came from. And I’ll be here. Because that’s what mothers are, they are home...They are safety. The centre of it all, where it went wrong or right, the beginning and end". Three stories for today in which the human spirit is tested to the utmost and triumphs.
Performers Ishia Bennison, Erin Brodie, Mairead Carty, Pippa Duffy, Esther Ruth Elliot, Sarah Gordy, Finnian Hanlon, Sarah Mowat.
Author Lisa Evans. Producer Orange Tree. Director Ellie Jones. Design Tim Meacock. Lighting Peter Harrison.

Once We Were Mothers

Once We Were Mothers (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0396615509. Details of all Once We Were Mothers archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01738004590

Archive Listings

10 Oct 07
10 Nov 07
Orange Tree Theatre
Outer London
Greater London

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