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All About My Mother

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By Samuel Adamson
Based on the screenplay by Pedro Almodóvar

Director David Mercatali

Assistant Director Elizabeth Elstub
Costume Supervisor Bex Kemp


Adapted from Pedro Almodóvar’s multi award-winning film, Samuel Adamson’s play follows Manuela, a frustrated actress who has tragically lost her son in a car accident.

Determined to find her son’s father, her trip to Barcelona sees her mixed up in the lives of three women, transsexual Agrado, nun Rosa and famous actress Huma Rojo, and taking an extraordinary journey into the nature of modern day womanhood.

Performed by

BA (Hons) Acting students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice

Creative Team - BA (Hons) Theatre Practice Students

Set & Costume Designer Ella-Rae Gordon
Lighting Designer Layla Lagab
Sound Designer Dan Blaker

Production Team - BA (Hons) Theatre Practice Students

Assistant Production Manager Simon Jackson
Company Manager Catriona McHugh
Stage Manager Josh York
Deputy Stage Manager Daisy On
Assistant Stage Managers Victoria Bilson Gemma Davies-Starr
Lighting Designer Layla Lagab
Chief Electrician Jack Hathaway
Deputy Chief Electrician and Programmer Dominic Cook
Sound Designer Dan Blaker
Production Sound Engineer Grzegorz Staniewicz
Scenic Artist Jonny Brown Alice Olley Katie Ramsden Zowie Wise
Props Maker Tanya Johnson
Crew Tom Fleming Isobel Hobby Norris


Webber Douglas Studio at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama


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Box Office

Monday to Friday: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Saturday: 12:00pm to 2:30pm
Sunday: Closed
Additional opening on performance nights: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Telephone: 020 7722 8183
Email: boxoffice@cssd.ac.uk

About The Show

Tickets should be collected 15 minutes prior to the start of the performance. Latecomers may not be admitted until there is a suitable break. Please note seating is limited in the Webber Douglas Studio.

Please ensure that all mobile phones and pagers are switched off. Video and audio recording and flash photography are not permitted. No food or drink is allowed in the performance space.

Event price

£10 / £5 concessions / Complimentary tickets: industry and associated professionals

Event dates

14 Mar 2017 - 7:30pm

15 Mar 2017 - 7:30pm

16 Mar 2017 - 2:30pm

17 Mar 2017 - 7:30pm

18 Mar 2017 - 2:30pm

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