A play written by Carmel Morgan, directed by Kathy Burke and starred Dawn French and Alison Moyet.
The life and soul of the staff-room, Bernice Clulow’s selfless devotion to her disabled mother, Maureen, is legend.
Yet every evening as she heads home, the smile becomes fixed; Mum will want to talk. She demands despatches from the human race, but Bernice just wants to kick her shoes off. (And her Mum’s head in).
Missing out on these precious mother-daughter moments, Cath Clulow wisely flew the nest straight from school. Now belting out karaoke classics to vomiting, rollicking hen parties in Puerto Banus, she wonders how a promising career in musical theatre has gone so horribly off-key.
House-bound, honour-bound and homeward-bound, the Clulow’s pick their way through a minefield of guilt, resentment and fear.