Mission Abort

Friday 12 April 2019

Student Pick

One in three women in the UK will at some point choose to terminate a pregnancy. Worldwide, the number is one in four. Mission Abort is the important story about the human being behind the choice.

Strong opinions on the legislation around female reproductive rights are voiced on a daily basis; Mission Abort “breaks the taboo around abortion with flair and gusto” (★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine) by telling the story of one woman’s actual experience – from discovering she is pregnant, to making the decision, following it through and getting on with life afterwards.

Described as “a frank and funny glimpse into the mental and physical trauma of abortion" (★★★★ The Stage), this explosive one-woman play invites the audience along for a laugh-cry rollercoaster journey – asking the big question: how can a choice that is so right be so hard?

"Mission Abort is a one-actor show at its absolute finest"  Circle of Cinema ★★★★★

"Wonderfully ironic, devastatingly poignant" Ed Fringe Review ★★★★

"Brilliantly acted and incredibly emotive" Voice Magazine ★★★★

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Written and performed by: Therese Ramstedt

Directed by: Claire Stone


Age Guide: 14+

Running Time: 1 hour