Sandra (Clare Dunne) lives on daily basis in concern that her abusive husband Gary (Ian Lloyd Anderson) will beat her up or assault her daughters, Molly (Molly McCann) and Emma (Ruby Rose O’Hara). Satisfied she should escape from the nightmare of her marriage, she begins the really arduous work of starting anew. Discovering a secure place to stay is the primary problem. When momentary housing proves insufficient, she comes up with thought of constructing her personal home.
One in every of her jobs is cleansing home for Peggy (Harriet Walter), an aged girl who has fond reminiscences of Sandra’s mom who had additionally been her cleaner. She presents Sandra an space in her yard for the home. However after she pays her lease, regardless of working full time, she does not have the cash to buy all of the provides.
Step by step, nevertheless, issues come collectively. Peggy continues to offer her ethical assist. Aido (Conleth Hill), a retired contractor who is aware of the ins-and-outs of constructing a small home, volunteers to assist her. Subsequent, this feisty Irish girl takes on the tough process of asking mates, neighbors, and strangers to assist her for no pay.
Phyllida Lloyd, who helmed Mamma Mia!, peppers this story with loads of energetic songs to accompany the constructing scenes. However the true coronary heart and soul of this celebration is Sandra’s immersion in grace. This non secular high quality has a thousand names; we acknowledge it by way of surprises, an overflow of goodness, and love freely given inside a neighborhood. On this uplifting drama, the protagonist is drowning in a sea of troubles and by the top, her soul is “working within the wonders.”