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An intimate and absurd, one-person exploration of motherhood, exile and transformation. 

Part storytelling, part standup, part myth, it asks the question: How does an urban Canadian raising children in rural Kent, England with declining parents back home, learn the codes of survival?

Created by: Edith Tankus and Annie Siddons
Developed and Dramaturged by: Annie Siddons
Written and performed by: Edith Tankus
Directed by: Kirsty Housley
Sound Design: Ben Grant
Lighting Design: Sherrie Coenan
Music: Anna-Helena McLean

Supported by:



Artist Residency:

Arts Depot

Wednesday January 2nd – Sunday January 6th 

Tuesday May 7th – Friday May 10th

Work in Progress performances:


February 15th - February 16th 7:45pm
Pay What You Can
Running Time: 1 hour

Folkestone Quarterhouse

Wednesday May 29th 7:30pm
Running Time: 1 hour

Pulse Festival, Ipswich

Friday May 31st 11:30am
Running Time: 20 minutes

Motherworks Festival, Cambridge Junction

Saturday June 8th
Running Time: 40 minutes