About Mum's The Word
"A hilarious coup de théâtre that you have to see for yourself" - Daily Mail
"Mum's the Word is a beautifully crafted show, full of the warm, tragi-comic rhythm of life; and absolutely impossible to dislike" - The Scotsman
"A blisteringly funny and perceptive piece of theatre" - The Stage
Starring Carol Decker, Jenny Eclair, Patsy Palmer, Barbara Pollard, Cathy Tyson and Imogen Stubbs.
In 1993 in Vancouver, Canada, six women who had once been exciting, glamorous, professional actors were suddenly transformed into exhausted, bedraggled amateur mothers and they decided to write a show about it. These women had ten children under the age of six between them. Mum's The Word is their honest take on parenthood the joys and the agonies and deals with all the important elements of childrearing, including every parent’s daily immersion in "bathwater, food, spit, snot, blood, vomit, urine and faeces".
Written by Linda A Carson, Jill Daum, Alison Kelly, Robin Nichol, Barbara Pollard and Deborah Williams.