Be My Baby (Nick Hern Books)

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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.

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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.

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"'You don't have to be young, female or unmarried to find it intensely touching' The Times."

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