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'Don't you want to find your birth mother?'

'It’s history, what’s the point of raking up the past?

But what if the past comes to you?
'Don't you want to find your birth mother?' 'It’s history, what’s the point of raking up the past? But what if the past comes to you?
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    Book Bundle 2

    Searching Questions - Identity, origins and adoption - Julia Feast and Terry Philpot.

    Adversity, adoption and afterwards - A mid-life follow-up study of women adopted from Hong Kong - Julia Feast, Margaret Grant, Alan Rushton and John Simmonds with Caryolyn Sampeys.

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    Pick a subject, pick a brain.

    Mentor sessions with cast/creative member.

    Choose from a twenty-minute session from any of the following subjects - drama workshops, scriptwriting, audio books, television and commercials, audition preparation, taking a show to Edinburgh Festival or immersive theatre. We'll set up a mutual time with your preferred media platform to share advice and useful tips from any of the above.

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    Producing Consultation

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    Panel Speaker

    The playwright can attend your event, conference, media outlet, community project, theatre forum - where there is a panel chairing adoption and reunion conversations.

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    Company Sponsor

    Named on our website, social media and programme. A personalised video thank you from the cast! Invitation to our launch party. A personalised 10 minute comedy script penned by our playwright. Thank you! You are a true saviour of theatre!

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    Confluence Magazine

    A copy of Confluence - a literary magazine from Wordsmithery. A wonderful magazine, beautifully presented includes short stories, poetry news, reviews, opinions, writing tips and how to get published. Features art by Heather Haythornthwaite

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    Play or Book Choice

    Choose from one of the following titles. Play, Student Handbook or Poetry.

    Signed play 'God's Waiting Room' by Karen Bartholomew
    Signed book 'Theatre in Practice' by Annie Sutton & Nick O'Brien
    Signed book 'City Without A Head' by Barry Fentiman and features art by Victoria Wainwright.

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    Book Bundle 1

    Mother Me by Zara H Phillips - An adopted woman's journey to motherhood.

    Chosen - Living with adoption - Edited by Perlita Harris

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    Pollocks Toy Shop - Gift Box

    A curated selection of games to surprise and intrigue, including some featuring illustrations taken from our contemporary toy theatres and shadow boxes. Our blue harlequin drum-shaped box holds the toys to while away the hours away from the screens.

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