The Wuffings Theatre Company

A touring community theatre company presenting contemporary work. Based in East Anglia.

Current Production

Current Touring Production

My Mother Said I Never Should

Performance Venues

1 show


Venue: Constitutional Club, 12 Guildhall Street,
Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1PR
Dates: Monday 23rd - Wednesday 25th
April 2018
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Find the venue: The Con Club

The Cut Arts Centre

Find out more about: Bury St Edmunds Fringe Festival 2018

'My Mother Said I Never Should' at the Festival

Bury Fringe Festival

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Venue: The Cut Arts Centre, 8 New Cut, Halesworth,
IP19 8BY
Dates: Saturday 28th April 2018
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Find the venue: The Cut Arts Centre

The Cut Arts Centre

The Alan Bates Theatre

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Venue: The Bank, 2 Castle Street, Eye,
Suffolk, IP23 7AN
Dates: Saturday 5th May 2018
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

How to find the venue: The Bank, Eye

The Bank, Eye

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Venue: 16 Fitzroy Street, Newmarket, CB8 0JY
Dates: Saturday 12th May 2018
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

More about the King's Theatre: NOMADS

Newmarket King's Theatre

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My Mother Said I Never Should

by Charlotte Keatley


"I worry about nuclear war, and not getting a job, and whether
Mr Walsh the physics teacher fancies me. Mum doesn't understand."
Rosie, age 11

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Four women, across four generations, equally funny, ferocious and feminist – ‘My Mother Said I Never Should’ is a celebration of womanhood, from the perspective of individual women at various times in their lives. Come and celebrate with them.

The Plot

Doris, born in 1900, marries Jack and daughter Margaret is born in 1931.

Margaret marries Ken and has daughter Jackie in 1952.

Graham says he'll leave his wife, when Jackie has Rosie in 1971.

What does Rosie want? And where did everything actually begin?

In her search for the truth about the adult world, Charlotte Keatley explores the relationships between mothers and daughters - and whether we are ruled by our own history or whether change is possible.

"Sugar and Spice - and all things ... nice...?"

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My mother said, I never should play with the Gypsies in the wood; If I did, she would say, Naughty little girl to disobey.

About Us

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Julia Salmon


Steve Andrews

Steve Andrews



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We are very grateful for the support and encouragement we have received from individuals and local groups


Our Aims

Our aim is to engage with community and produce thought provoking drama on contemporary issues.

This production is supporting the work of single parent charity, Gingerbread, who this year celebrate their 100th anniversary. Profits from the production will be donated to support the work of Gingerbread.

Here are a few words from Gingerbread themselves:
"We are the leading national charity working with single parent families. Since 1918, we have been at the forefront of shaping policy and services that support single parents. Today, there are two million single parent families in the country. We champion their voices and keep their needs at the heart of everything we do, offering support through our campaigning, peer support and advice services."



If you have skills to offer in graphic design, photography, stage lighting, set design, costume making or administrative skills and would like to gain further experiences, we'd be delighted to hear from you.

We are also pleased, of course, to hear from theatre makers of all shapes, sizes, ages and backgrounds. However, please remember that we aim to do plays which are short tours in the local region, so participants must be willing to travel, over the course of a production.

My Mother Said I Never Should - Tour April/May 2018

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If you would like to suggest a workshop or production you think we should consider, let us know!