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★★★★ The Stage

‘A quirky, engaging adaptation of Marina Lewycka’s bestselling novel’ The Stage

‘A hugely entertaining, engaging and strong production’ British Theatre Guide

A Hull Truck production

Based on the book by Marina Lewycka

Adapted by Tanika Gupta

Directed by Mark Babych

Design by Patrick Connellan

Music by Sophie Cotton

Sound by Ed Clarke

Award-winning writer Tanika Gupta (Anita and Me) and director Mark Babych have created a highly theatrical ensemble re-telling of this dark family comedy, which continues to have sharp relevance to today’s society.

Marina Lewycka’s million-copy bestselling novel won The Bollinger Everyman Prize for Comic Fiction and the Waverton Good Read Award, and was shortlisted for The Orange Prize for Fiction in 2005.