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The Motherhood Project

Monologues and Reflections on Motherhood

A collection of dramatic monologues and real-life reflections by some of the UK's leading writers, artists and thinkers, and explores all the guilt, joy and absurdity, the regrets, pressures and taboos surrounding motherhood.

The Kiss

A tender, funny and beautifully observed study of lives in limbo, and a glimmer of hope for what lies ahead. First performed as part of the Orange Tree Theatre's Inside/Outside season.

Published in volume Inside/Outside

    First Time

    A hilarious and heartbreaking true story that smashes through the stigma and shame of HIV, to present an uplifting and inspirational guide to staying positive in a negative world.

    15 Heroines

    15 Monologues Adapted from Ovid

    Drawing inspiration from Ovid, fifteen leading female and non-binary British playwrights dramatise the lives of fifteen classical heroines in a series of new monologues for the twenty-first century.

    Thunderbox

    A short monologue play about a pregnant wheelchair user facing a tough decision, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

    Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

      Audition

      A short monologue play about a disabled actor facing up to the traumatic experience of auditioning, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

      Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

        Paper Knickers

        A bold, witty monologue play exploring what it is to be an amputee, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

        Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

          The Shed

          A short monologue play exploring the power that a carer can exert over a wheelchair user's life, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

          Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

            Hamish

            A short monologue play exploring the challenges facing a young wheelchair user, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

            Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

              The Real Deal

              A short monologue play exploring the issue of benefits fraud, commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, a television series marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act.

              Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

                Three Kings

                A heartbreaking and hilarious play for a solo actor about fathers and sons, the gifts and burdens of inheritance, and the unfathomable puzzle of human relationships. 

                Daughter

                A darkly satirical monologue about fatherhood, love and toxic masculinity.