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The Mission archiveIt is 1920. The war may be over but a new crisis is unfolding. A crisis which is kept secret. In the leafy suburbs, Britain's richest couples face the prospect of heirless futures as the trauma of the war has left men barren. Meanwhile, penniless women, whose husbands haven't returned, face the unthinkable problem of too many mouths to feed. There is only one hope. The Mission, an illegal adoption home where the poor bring their young and the rich take them away. Only no-one must know. Not friends, not family, not even the child. For, in a society where the stain of working class blood is an unbearable tarnish, exposure would be unthinkable. Imagine if someone found out... World Premiere.

Creatives/Company

Author: Jessica Swale
Presented by: ArtsEd (graduating BA Acting students)
Director: Kate Saxon
Design: Libby Watson
Costume: Libby Watson
Lighting: Chris Davey
Sound: Richard Hammarton
Music: Richard Hammarton
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The Mission

The Mission (Play) production archive for QTIX code T944733718. Details of all The Mission archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01721266039

Archive Listings

10 May 16
to
14 May 16
The Arts Educational London Schools Theatre
Outer London
Greater London

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