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By Nicola Werenowska

What holds families together?
What tears them apart?
What’s hovering in the silences?

1996. London. It’s Ewa’s birthday, her daughter Anna is coming home from University with a secret to share but Grandmother Maria has some news of her own.

As wartime memories of Siberia resurface, old steps are retraced to uncover the secrets of the past and a Polish heritage that unites and divides them.

Nicola Werenowska’s funny and fascinating new play hurtles between Warsaw and London over two decades and three generations of a Polish/British family.

‘Strong performances’ The Stage
‘Astutely funny, bittersweet observations’ The Spy in the Stalls
‘It’s a story that needs to be told, and this is a production that shows Werenowska at her finest’
‘A poignant, emotional piece of theatre’ Colchester Gazette