Screening of Fingersmiths’ ‘My Mother Said I NEver Should’

Fingersmiths Theatre are launching their new website with a screening of their filmed performance of ‘My Mother Said I Never Should’ which I was involved in filming in March 2020.

The play follows the relationship of three generations of women over several decades and is performed by a cast of deaf actors using both BSL and on-stage subtitles.

Back in March, after the government told audiences to stay away from theatres, Fingersmiths Theatre made the decision to go ahead with a closed door performance in front of the cameras at Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Sam Lockyer of Iconic Productions and I were treated to a personal performance by a talented and passionate cast and crew who stepped up amidst the looming dread of lockdown.

You can view the full performance from 7pm on Thursday 19th November as part of the launch of Fingersmiths Theatre’s new website. It is fully captioned and some parts of the performance feature BSL. Head to to join in the screening.