My Secret Love


Based on a true story , Maureen and Rose were close friends but their relationship was never talked about in the 1940/50’s.  When Rose find Maureen again she has Alzheimer’s and their relationship faces yet more challenges.

This project was developed by QUAD as part of Shine a Light Ava worked with Seen Ya Rights over a period of a year to develop the script and perform a rehearsed play reading at Derby Theatre, the theme of LGBTQ themes within residential homes was further developed in award winning short film The Carer written and directed by Christine Parker.

Written by John Raybould
Directed by Ava Hunt

Performed by: Maggie Ford, Maxine Finch, Charlotte West-Oram, David Whittington

    • I'd just like to say how fantastic last nights performance of My Secret Love was, as well as the discussions afterwards. Seeing it performed live was very emotional and the casting couldn't have been more perfect. John Whall, Writer

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