Be My Baby
by Amanda Whittington
for London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
What else can you offer your child, Mary? A Christian home? Financial security? A legitimate name?
The swinging sixties haven’t quite reached St Saviour’s mother and baby home. Run by the Church of England, the unwed mothers are hidden away from the neighbours and cloaked in shame.
They’re told this is what’s best. They have lives to go back to. Loving families. Boyfriends who are definitely going to marry them as soon as they can. And the children will be taken well care of. They’ve been promised that. But the young women aren’t so sure anymore...
Set and Costume Design Amanda Mascarenhas Movement Coach Adi Gortler
Lighting Daisy Simmons Sound Callum Watson