Be My Baby
Directed by Ian McBride
27th January - 3rd February 2018
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
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.
Be My Baby is by the same author as the award winning
The Thrill of Love
which was produced at Wilmslow Green Room in 2015.