In The Name of My Mother


Lily Staff

Published by SchoolPlay Productions

0 Male 3 Female

One act play exploring faith and religion, set in a working class family living in the north of England ...

With no father Anna and Maggie feel pressured to earn money to help their mother

Anna a confident nineteen year old atheist has left school and works as a bar maid, however her younger sister Maggie a devout Christian secretly longs to run away and become a nun but knows that her family would not understand her wishes

One day the death of the girl's mother causes both to change their outlook on life ...

Maggie loses her faith condemning the God she once loved and trusted, whilst her sister Anna turns to faith, finding hope and strength in religion

Cast: F3 age 13+

Runs about 25 mins

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