All Our Children
"I used to be scared of them. They seemed so different. They don’t scare me anymore. They’re just children, aren’t they? Just children.’
January 1941. Snow is falling.
A terrible crime is taking place in a clinic for disabled children. The perpetrators argue that it will help struggling parents and lift the financial burden on the mighty German state.
One brave voice is raised in objection. But will the Doctor listen?
All Our Children is a moving examination of the human moral dilemma; a powerful story that shows what it takes for humanity and decency to be restored in a world that has abandoned them.
Stephen Unwin’s debut play memorialises the forgotten holocaust, remembering the 200,000 people who died and those who fought against this injustice.
Stephen Unwin is one of the UK’s leading theatre directors. He founded the English Touring Theatre in 1993 and opened the Rose Theatre Kingston in 2008 becoming Artistic Director until 2014. His many credits include: King Lear with Timothy West (Old Vic), Hedda Gabler (Donmar), Hamlet with Alan Cumming (Donmar), Man to Man (with Tilda Swinton), The Conquest of the South Pole (with Alan Cumming) – both seen at the Royal Court - and Sandra/Manon (with Simon Russell Beale) – seen at the Donmar Warehouse