Connie is a retired domestic science teacher. Emily, her daughter, is enjoying hosting her first TV cookery show: Connie’s Colander, bringing her mother’s recipes onscreen and up to date. This newly written play from playwright Gaye Poole traces the evolving relationship throughout their lives, and the impact of Connie’s Alzheimer’s. Can their relationship, and the TV show survive?
This 'stripped back’ production, without lighting, costume or set design focuses on the play and the acting, creating an atmosphere that is both intimate and informal
Post-show Q&A with a Dementia specialist after each performance.
“… beautifully crafted, tightly written, intensely poignant and moving exploration of the effect of dementia on a mother and her daughter…a short dramatic jewel.” - Daily Info
★★★★ “… an hour of thought-provoking theatre.” - The Oxford Times