Little Potatoes
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Matchmaking mums at the Shanghai marriage market hatch a plan to get their little emperors hitched. Little Potatoes is a powerful, bittersweet comedy drama which explores the impact of the one-child policy on the lives of two women in China. Playing multiple roles, two talented performers create a fast-paced narrative presenting the realities and repercussions of state-controlled birth control. This Bath-based company, A Word In Your Ear, performed Little Potatoes to great acclaim in January at the Arcola Theatre, London. 'Michelle Wen Lee and Sarah Curwen shine... a highlight with its sensitive treatment of matchmaking mothers' (