Amanda Stuart-Fisher

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Plays by Amanda Stuart-Fisher

From the Mouths of Mothers

Aurora Metro Books
Type: Text

A powerful and distressing drama created from the real-life testimonies of seven mothers who have had to come to terms with the devastating reality of their children having been sexually abused. The women tell the often-harrowing stories of how they struggled to access social services for their families as well as justice from the courts

Amanda Stuart-Fisher is an academic and writer with a strong interest in new writing and verbatim and testimonial performance practices. She graduated Middlesex University, and has taught dance and drama in secondary schools, worked as an applied theatre practitioner and as the education coordinator at the Royal Court Theatre. She is currently a reader in contemporary theatre and performance at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. 2013 saw the premiere of From the Mouths of Mothers, a verbatim theatre play which tells the stories of seven mothers whose children were sexually abused, at Pleasance Theatre, London.