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The Sorry Mum Project by Pippa Ellams


THEMES: Acceptance, Appreciation & Gratitude, Mother& Daughter Relationship
LENGTH: 60 Minutes
CHARACTER AGES: 10-13, 20’s
SUITABLE FOR: Middle & Senior Years, Adults

Unconditional love. Rookie error.


A witty observation on life, empathy, regret and reconciliation, The Sorry Mum Project by Pippa Ellams takes us on a journey from the Fairfield RSL to the Moulin Rouge.


Pippa comes from a showbiz family. Her father was a cabaret star and her mother, Barbara, was a showgirl. But Pippa, like so many of us, loses sight of the person that is her Mum. This show goes to redress the balance, with an apology to her Mum and everyone’s Mum, who often becomes invisible once children arrive. If you’re a Mum or daughter, or somebody’s child, this work will resonate.


The Sorry Mum Project was first produced by National Theatre of Parramatta at the Riverside Theatre from 18-20th March, 2021..

ISBN:978 1 922424 75 4

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