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A shortened version of my play “Escaping the Storm” about Marie Stopes delivered as a lecture by Jane McKell of AsOne Theatre Co as part of the Rebellious Women Festival.
Trisha Lewis plays Nanny Eve Cummins in a touching,humorous and thought provoking play set on the eve of WW2. During the course of the drama we learn of Nanny Cummins’ life, disappointments and attitudes to the looming conflict as she reads from the big Victorian history book “Little Arthur’s History of England”. She fortifies herself with a swig from her special medicine bottle that she keeps hidden under her pillow. Nanny knows she cannot keep the truth of the horror…