Little Potatoes is a powerful, bittersweet comedy-drama set in China, about marriage, mothers, and family planning.
‘Incredibly well written, intensely moving, amazingly acted’
‘Clever, funny, political and often very moving’
‘Don't miss this incredibly powerful play.'
[Audience responses to Little Potatoes, Edinburgh, 2018]
When Liuyang pins her daughter’s CV on an umbrella in a Shanghai Park, she expects questions about salary, job prospects and her daughter’s property portfolio. What she does not expect is to have to re-live her traumatic experiences under China’s One-Child Policy, and to face disturbing new realities.
Playing multiple-roles two talented performers create a fast-paced narrative presenting the realities and repercussions of state controlled birth control.
Michelle Wen Lee and Sarah Curwen bring years of experience and emotional depth to their roles, as they take two women’s stories onto the stage.
Little Potatoes is written by Clare Reddaway, directed by Bryn Holding, performed by Michelle Wen Lee and Sarah Curwen. It is an A Word In Your Ear production.
Trigger warning: themes of abortion and adoption.
Running time: 60 minutes
Sunday 7th - Monday 8th April 2019 at 7.30pm
TICKETS £10 (£8 concessions)
For further ticket information please click here or call 0333 012 4963 for all booking enquiries.
The Box Office will open 30 minutes before the performance for cash / card sales and collection of pre-booked tickets.
Latecomers will not be admitted.