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B For Baby


  • Playwright

    Carmel Winters 

  • Setting

    A residential care home for people with severe learning disabilities.

  • Notes

    'B For Baby' was originally commissioned by Theatre Lovett

  • Synopsis

    Mrs C wants a baby not a Christmas tree. B wants a real hairdressers’ scissors and a wife. D wants a snow globe and ‘a big head of dirty auld curls’. All of them want their own place in the world. And if they can’t find it, they’ll create one of their own. Join B and D in the care home where they are residents, and where Mrs C is a carer, on their special – ‘very fecking special’ – journey towards happiness.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling required.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Brian Louis Lovett
B Louis Lovett
Dee Michele Moran
Mrs C Michele Moran
Production Team  
Director Mikel Murfi
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Design Assistant Erin Lynch
Deputy Stage Manager Orla Burke
Assistant Stage Manager Elaine Walsh
Assistant Stage Manager Bronagh Gallagher (1)
Company Stage Manager John Stapleton
Set & Costume Designer Sabine Dargent
Photography Ros Kavanagh
Sign Language Interpreter Ali Stewart
Casting Director Holly Ní Chiardha
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock

Published Scripts

  • Title

    B For Baby

  • Year


  • Published By


  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

  • Website


  • ISBN


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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.