My Mother Said I Never Should

Oxford Stage Company

Compassionate, funny and deeply moving, Charlotte Keatley’s modern classic is given a definitive tenth aniversary production by Oxford Stage Company, with the close involvement of the author.
Spanning the century, My Mother Said I Never Should contrasts the lives of four women in one family to reveal the secrets and myths handed down from one generation to the next. Packed with powerful images, this brilliantly crafted and observed play pinpoints the choices and sacrifices at the heart of family life, and specks from the heartto mothers and those who have been mothered, alike.