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Be My Baby


Amanda Whittington

Directed by: Sue Mooney

20, 22-27 Mar 2010

England, 1964. Mary is seventeen, single and seven months pregnant. Bundled off to St Saviours, a Church of England-run mother and baby home, her concerned mother has arranged for Mary's baby to be adopted immediately it is born. The girls in the home find comfort in each other's friendship, but ultimately they must face their individual tragedies alone. Set to the uplifting sounds of 60s girl-group pop 'Be My Baby' follows Mary and her fellow inmates as they cling to youthful fantasies of romance and marriage but instead are drawn inexorably towards outraged, powerless adulthood.

Mary Emma Toms
Mrs Adams Mary Ellis
Matron Christine Hall
Queenie Ciara Tansey
Norma Emma Cartledge
Stage Manager Tom Thistelton
Set Design Sue Mooney
Staging Peter Andrews
Alan Mooney
Geoff Silvester
Steve Hall
Lighting Nathaniel Hall
Luke Moulsher
Sound Derek Frith
Alex Hall
Costume Chris Hall
Joan Heinekey
Continuity Jennie Davey
Properties Valerie Swithenbank
Production Assistant Dodie Jones
The Theatre acknowledges assistance from the publishers of 'The Lady' magazine