A new verbatim play about young women and abortion
With 1 in 3 women in the U.K having had an abortion “I told my mum I was going on an R.E. trip…” explores what seems to be one of society’s last taboos. A multi-talented young female ensemble use verbatim voices live music, beats and rhyme to portray the stories of real women who’ve experienced pregnancy and abortion. This funny, frank, and moving new play is about as far from a worthy sexual health lecture as is imaginable.
The show is written and directed by Julia Samuels drawing on over 50 interviews with young women, boyfriends, parents, doctors and campaigners.
WATCH the trailer and audience reactions to the show below.
Created & Directed by – Julia Samuels
Designer – Miriam Nabarro
Musical Director – Keith Saha
Lighting Designer – Douglas Kuhrt
Sound Designer – Jon Everett