Sarah McDonald-Hughes,

Molly cooks. Molly does the dishes. Molly gets her little brother Joe ready for school. Molly is only 12, but she doesn't feel much like a kid anymore.

Now Molly's Mum is feeling better, maybe things will get back to normal. Can you help Molly learn how to be a kid again?

Join Molly, Joe and her Nan for a larger than life story of family, friends and fitting in.

Warning: Contains dancing, chocolate cake and an epic car chase. 

Winner of the Best Play for Young Audiences at the Writers Guild Awards 2018.

For ages 7+. 


A Paines Plough, Theatr Clwyd and Orange Tree Theatre production.


“A fast-paced comedic romp… lives that are turned around through communication, hope and love.” 

★★★★ The Scotsman

“This is perfect start to a day… this heart-warming story is sensitive, uplifting and great fun. This is storytelling at its finest.”

★★★★ British Theatre Guide

“An action-packed, uplifting piece about the value of imagination… its explanation of mental illness for a young audience is perfectly, sensitively pitched.” 

★★★★ The List
25 January - 03 March 2018
Performance time
Various times
Cast & Crew
Assistant Director
Company Stage Manager
Technical Stage Manager
Technical Stage Manager