Anne loved the time in her life when she prepared breakfast each morning for her two young children. Years later, spending hours alone, Anne convinces herself that her husband is having an affair. If only her son were to break-up with his girlfriend. He would return home and come down for breakfast. She would put on her new red dress and they would go out.
The Mother premiered at the Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal, Bath and transferred to the Tricycle Theatre, London. It was awarded the Moliere Award 2011 for Best Play and Best Actress.