Hanna

Hanna

Arcola Theatre · 03 JAN - 20 JAN

The only words are to do with adoption. But that’s not what happened to us. What happened to us was something quite different

Overview

Being a young mum is supposed to be hard – but for Hanna, the only thing she’s ever been brilliant at is raising her beloved daughter Ellie.

Until a DNA test reveals staggering news. Ellie is not Hanna’s child. And now her ‘real’ parents want to meet.

How can an ancient mix-up in an overstretched maternity ward be explained to a three-year-old? Is Hanna supposed to let these strangers into her daughter’s life? Forced to question what being a parent really means, Hanna makes a drastic decision that will change all their lives.

This funny, heartfelt and compelling world premiere from Offie-nominated playwright Sam Potter asks what family means in a modern society, delicately weaving in questions of racial identity, economic privilege, and the lottery of birth

Date & time

Show ended
Wed 3 Jan - Sat 20 Jan, 3.30pm & 8pm
Runtime: 1 hr 5 mins

Venue

Arcola Theatre
24 Ashwin St E8 3DL London, UK · Get Directions

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