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National Theatre ignores pleas of murdered prostitute’s mother

A play about how the Ipswich community responded to the murder of five prostitutes gets its world premiere at the National Theatre on Thursday. While many Suffolk folk whose lives have been interwoven into the storyline of London Road, may be audience, the families of the murdered women most certainly will not. After the East Anglian Daily Times published a glowing review by reporter Lynne...
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How does it feel to be an adoptive parent?

I was really moved by last night’s BBC 2 documentary featuring traumatised Maisie, who at 8 years-old had two failed adoptions behind her and was desperate to belong to a family. At first I thought the programme was too intrusive as therapists probed and opened up wounds about her troubled past, I felt that the visible distress this caused should have remained private. But then how would...
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