• Publishing to coincide with major tour
• Deals with issues such as enforced migration and refugees
• Won the IOM Arts Council Prize in 2017
Three women, two children, one story…
Set in present day Senegal, Bavaria and post WW2 Sudentenland, Three Mothers
immerses the audience in the personal lives and the dilemmas facing its three
female characters. The story follows their lives as they attempt to make difficult
decisions that will change their lives forever.
Enforced migration and refugee status are the backdrop to this inspiring, uplifting
and intertwined story spanning a time-frame of 60 years, of women’s
determination to carry on and create a new life.
About the author
Matilda Velevitch is a writer for theatre and screen.
Her theatre work includes: All In the Same Boat, Demonstration, London Calling, The Sexy Seven and
Three Mothers won the Octagon Top 5 Award and the IOM Arts Council Prize before premiering in
London in 2017.
Her feature film, The Netherlands, was shortlisted by BAFTA Rocliffe and the BBC Writers Slam. She is
currently working on a four-part drama about 1974 Cyprus.
‘… shows how people can not only survive the most desperate and troubling events but can,
in that survival, also help others in unexpected ways. A compassionate and optimistic play.’ British Theatre Guide
‘The script is sharp, insightful, proving that history does indeed repeat itself and ultimately teaches us nothing.
A beautifully acted piece of theatre that is not to be missed.’ Everything Theatre