My Mother’s Funeral: The Show

Author(s): Kelly Jones Company: Paines Plough, Mercury Theatre, Belgrade Theatre, Landmark Theatres, and Royal & Derngate, Northampton Running time: 1h 10min approx Age recommendation: 14+ years
Venue: Mercury Theatre, Colchester Dates:

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Abigail’s mum is dead. But it turns out she can’t afford her to be.

Did you know how expensive it is to die? It’s £4,000 for the funeral. Extra for flowers. And even more if you want sausage rolls. Otherwise, she will get a council funeral and an unmarked grave.

Then, when a theatre suddenly pulls out of Abigail’s new project, she is asked to write about something else. Something more raw, from her ‘unique working class lens’. Something that will make the audience feel really, really bad about themselves. Audiences like that, apparently.

Yep. To afford the funeral, she has to write about her mum.

Other Performances

Venue: Summerhall, Edinburgh Dates:
Venue: Key Theatre, Peterborough Dates:
Venue: Theatre Royal, Plymouth Dates:
Venue: Bristol Old Vic, Bristol Dates:
Venue: The Core at Corby Cube, Corby Dates:
Venue: Royal & Derngate, Northampton Dates:

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