Synopses & Reviews
This play follows the fortunes of Mary Adams, aged 19, unmarried and seven months pregnant in a 1964 Mother and Baby Home in North England. Forcibly sent there by a mother intent on keeping up appearances, Mary has to cope with both the shame and with the dawning realization that she will have to give the baby up for adoption.
Revised edition of best-selling play immensely popular with schools
About the Author
Amanda Whittington lives and works in Nottingham, where many of her plays have been set, notable Players Angels about the women workers at the Players Cigarette Factory in the fifties.