WHAT: Kindertransport

WHERE: Eternity Playhouse

WHEN: Until August 20

RATING: 3.5/5

DIANE Samuels’ 1993 play Kindertransport begins in Hamburg in 1938. Helga (Emma Palmer) is getting her nine-year old daughter Eva (Sarah Greenwood) ready for evacuation to England. Both are broken-hearted at being parted, but the family are German Jews and Helga can’t pass up the opportunity to send her daughter to safety.

Fifty years later in England, another mother Evelyn (Camilla Ah Kin) is in the attic finding household items for her grown-up daughter Faith (Harriet Gordon-Anderson) who is reluctantly moving out. Looking in a large trunk, Faith finds letters and photographs belonging to the young Eva

 

Read the full review at The Daily Telegraph.

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