Front Row | My Mother Said I Never Should

Based on My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley 

Charlotte Keatley's 1987 play My Mother Said I Never Should tells the stories of four generations of women, spanning the 20th century. The play is performed all over the world and has been translated into 32 languages. The most recent is British Sign Language, for a production in Sheffield with a cast of three deaf actresses and one hearing. Samira is joined by director Jeni Draper and actress Lisa Kelly.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 8'35''
  • Broadcast date: 2019

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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