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Opera Mums with Bryony Kimmings

Inspired by the lives of single mums, and informed by opera experts at the English National Opera, performance artist Bryony Kimmings writes and directs her own operetta.

Performance artist Bryony Kimmings loves to make work about her own life. After award-winning work on men and mental health (Fake it 'til you Make it), sexually transmitted diseases (Sex Idiot) and her recent show on the breakup of her relationship and accompanying nervous breakdown (I’m a Phoenix, Bitch), she now turns her unflinching and hilarious gaze onto single motherhood. In collaboration with documentary film-maker Daisy Asquith, she creates a girl gang of brilliantly lovable single mums and takes inspiration from their emotional and hilarious stories to create an opera! A tour of English National Opera’s backstage workings gives Kimmings a crash course in all things operatic, and confirms it is the perfect medium to represent the drama and high-octane intensity of single motherhood.

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59 minutes

Last on

Tue 10 May 2022 23:45


Role Contributor
Presenter Bryony Kimmings
Stevie Daisy Brown
Kerry Mae Heydorn
Grace Simone Ibbett-Brown
Emily Alice Privett
Herself Leigh Woolf
Writer Bryony Kimmings
Composer Vahan Salorian
Director Daisy Asquith
Producer Carolyn Stopp
Executive Producer Natasha Dack-Ojumu
Executive Producer Nikki Parrott
Production Company Tigerlily Productions


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