A Taste Of Honey

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20080522

Screenwriter Kay Mellor explores the legacy of Shelagh Delaney's play A Taste of Honey, fifty years after it first shocked and enthralled audiences. The play brought social taboos and working-class reality to the London stage as never before. Interviews with the original cast and archive material shed new light on the play's importance for the evolution of British theatre.

Followed by News.

DO32004110720050522

By Shelagh Delaney

Adapted and directed for radio by Polly Thomas.

A new radio production of one of the great stage plays of the 20th century.

The powerful story of a pregnant teenage girl and her feckless mother trading insults and repartee in 1950s Salford.

Helen....Siobhan Finneran

Jo....Beth Squires

Peter....Charles Lawson

Boy....Richard Mylan

Geof....Andrew Sheridan.

DO32004110720050522

By Shelagh Delaney

Adapted and directed for radio by Polly Thomas.

A new radio production of one of the great stage plays of the 20th century.

The powerful story of a pregnant teenage girl and her feckless mother trading insults and repartee in 1950s Salford.

Helen....Siobhan Finneran

Jo....Beth Squires

Peter....Charles Lawson

Boy....Richard Mylan

Geof....Andrew Sheridan.

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By: Shelagh Delaney

Starring: John Halstead/Annette Robertson/Meg Johnson/Ronald Baddiley

SNT1977a10a1

By: Shelagh Delaney

Starring: John Halstead/Annette Robertson/Meg Johnson/Ronald Baddiley.

SNT1977a10a1

By: Shelagh Delaney

Starring: John Halstead/Annette Robertson/Meg Johnson/Ronald Baddiley.

SNT1982a5a1

By: Shelagh Delaney

Starring: Meg Johnson/Annette Robertson

SNT1982a5a1

By: Shelagh Delaney

Starring: Meg Johnson/Annette Robertson.

SNT1982a5a1

By: Shelagh Delaney

Starring: Meg Johnson/Annette Robertson.