Manchester Jewish Museum

Anna Clover presents
Going Deutsch



Manchester Jewish Museum's synagogue


Full price £12, Concession £11

A one-woman comedic show about relationships, inherited trauma and how much the past shapes the future.
Should you ever go back to someone, or something, that almost destroyed you? What if they’re sorry? What if they say they’ve changed? What if they’re offering an EU passport?

Following a bereavement, Brexit and a bad break up Anna decides to make some changes. When she suggested getting back with her ex, her friends were appalled and to her surprise, her family felt very much the same way when she jumped into bed with Germany.

In ‘Going Deutsch’ Anna dates the country offering her citizenship despite taking the lives (and passports) of so many who came before her. Should she get back with Germany? Can they get past their history? Could they ever make it work?

Going Deutsch is a comedic show about relationships, inherited trauma and how much the past shapes the future. This is a one woman show produced by Discerning Nights, with direction by Liz Guterbock, movement direction by Suzannah Hall and outside eye work by Jessie Brookes.

About the performer, Anna Clover

Anna Clover is a London based theatre maker, facilitator and improviser. She loves creating work with experienced artists and total newbies, and is passionate about co-creation and collaboration. She believes in the power of storytelling and play to transform how we feel and how we see the world. She collaborated with many organisations including Hackney Empire, Access All Areas, Jackson’s Lane, Little Angel Puppet Theatre and National Theatre Connections. ‘Going Deutsch’ is her debut solo show.

What you need to know
This event is suitable for ages 16+. The performance contains strong language and adult themes.
The doors will be open from 6PM on the day of the performance. The museum Cafe will be selling food, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.

How to get here
We are located on Cheetham Hill Road, just 15 minutes’ walk from Manchester’s Victoria train station and 30 minutes’ walk from Manchester City Centre. We encourage you to use public transport when travelling to the museum. You can get here by bus, Metrolink or train. See all of your travel options on:

Access information
There is step free access to the museum entrance via a ramp, a lift to the first floor, level access throughout the ground floor and two accessible gender-neutral toilets. The synagogue will have seating areas for those with accessibility needs to enjoy the performance. Please e-mail ahead of the event to arrange for any additional accessibility needs.
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