My mum wasn't always a twat. But sometime after I turned 10, everything changed. She stopped taking me shopping. She regularly forgot my birthday. And she thought she could heal people.
One girl’s funny and honest account of losing her mum to a cult.
Susan Wokoma performs in this teen-spirited and gangsta-rap-fuelled survival guide to growing up with an actual twat as a mum.
Written by Anoushka Warden, directed by Debbie Hannan and music by The Last Skeptik, this version was produced by Fight in the Dog and Showroom Productions for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019.
My Mum’s a Twat premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2018. It was produced by Royal Court and Amy Powell Yeates.
Photograph by Alisa Connan, Camera Press London.
“An ultimately joyous testament to teenage resilience.... Warden’s voice bursts with youthful élan.” (Time Out)
“Wickedly funny.... Warden writes excellently.” (The Guardian)
“Raw and enjoyable...an effervescent monologue about growing up.” (Evening Standard)