Other spaces at this venue include: Salberg Studio
From10th June 2004
Opened11th June 2004
To26th June 2004
WhenMon,Tue,Wed 19:30. Thu,Fri,Sat 20:00. Thu,Sat Mats 14:30
PricesFrom £8.50. To £17.00.
What is currently on at Playhouse (V923)

Be My Baby

Set in the '60s, Be My Baby follows the fortunes of Mary Adams, aged 19 and seven months pregnant. Sent to a mother and baby home, Mary and her fellow inmates have to cope with the shame of their pregnancy and the dawning realisation they must give up their baby for adoption. Yet despite the daily battles with a no-nonsense Matron, the girl's effervescence shines through. As they escape into the girl-groups songs they love, a touching and funny piece of work unfolds, which is not only punctuated but defined by the songs of the day.
Author Amanda Whittington

Archive :: production:T01812549875, play:S01888478555, venue:V923

Production details

Special Performances

  • 23 Jun 04 Sign Interpreted
  • 24 Jun 04 Audio Described
  • 24 Jun 04 Audio Described

User Reviews

USER (14Jul04): Beautiful and moving. This is what theatre should be about. Funny, moving and thought provoking.


Producer Salisbury Playhouse
Director Raz Shaw
Design Jaimie Todd
Lighting David Holmes
Performer Rebecca Callard (Mary)
Performer Kellie Bright (Queenie)
Performer Hannah Storey (Norma)
Performer Hannah Watkins (Dolores)
Performer Liz Crowther (Mrs Adams)

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