Spoken word and large-scale live-knitting tell the story of the relatives lost in a Jewish family’s journey from Praszka to Liverpool. Award-winning writer-actor Sophie Ablett delivers this poignantly relevant solo piece: in this year of unravelling and recovery, how do we mend gaps in the fabric?

She seeks out wool was developed for the Fringe Futures Festival at The Pleasance. It was programmed at Manchester Jewish Museum as part of Tsitsit Festival before being selected for an onward development grant by The Pleasance and funding from Arts Council England.


Running Time: 50 minutes

Age Restriction: 12+


About the artist

‘One to watch’ (The Independent). Award-winning actor-writer Sophie Ablett’s performance work includes London’s West End and BBC1/FX. Creating award-winning films through her production company, Rabbit & Rooster, and Arts Council-funded theatre through her collective, Klein Blue, Sophie focuses on beautiful storytelling that has unique visual impact with messages that resonate in the here and now.

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