The Truth About Mum and Dad

Rachael is shocked to find her father’s car parked outside a brothel. But when she calls her brother Jason for support, she discovers that there is a lot more to mum and dad’s sex life than she ever wanted to know.

Parents. We know they do. We pretend they don’t.

1 male, 1 female

Production History
“The Truth About Mum and Dad” was first produced at Short+Sweet Brisbane 2015. It was directed by Shae Riches and featured Ben Knapton as Jason and Samantha Sherrin as Rachael.

It has also been produced at:

  • Short + Sweet Canberra 2015

Awards / Prizes

  • Winner People’s Choice, Short+Sweet Canberra 2015
  • Winner Best Script, Short+Sweet Canberra 2015
  • Winner Judge’s Choice, Short+Sweet Brisbane Week 1, 2015
  • Longlisted, Pint‐Sized Plays Competition 2015
  • Winner People’s Choice, Crash Test Drama Canberra #6, 2014

Download the Script
The Truth About Mum and Dad (pdf 116kb)