By Stephen Unwin
'I was frightened of them. They appeared so diverse. they do not scare me from now on. they are simply childrens, aren't they? simply children.'
January 1941. A negative crime is occurring in a hospital for disabled youngsters. The perpetrators argue that it'll support suffering mom and dad and raise the monetary burden at the effective German nation. One courageous voice is raised in objection. yet will the physician listen?
A relocating exam of a terrifying ethical hindrance, and a strong tale that exhibits what it takes for humanity and decency to be restored in a global that has deserted them. First produced through Tara Finney Productions, Stephen Unwin's debut play All Our Children premiered at Jermyn highway Theatre, London, in 2017.
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All Our Children (NHB Modern Plays) by Stephen Unwin