By Tessa Hadley

Three close friends at a girls' school, Miranda, Jenny and Sarah, are working together in 1970 towards their examinations.

They meet in the old Wendy House in Jenny's garden, revising and reading to one another from Chairman Mao's 'Little Red Book', imagining they are Communists, and plotting the overthrow of the grown-ups.

On her fiftieth birthday in 2005, Miranda has to disinter painful and buried memories of something that happened then to end the innocence of her childhood.

Miranda....Harriet Walter

Freddie....John Telfer

Young Miranda....Jasmine Hyde

Sarah....Vineeta Rishi

Jenny....Eleanor Tremain

Paul....Owen Teale

Directed by Tim Dee


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20060529By Tessa Hadley.
Three close friends at a girls' school, Miranda, Jenny and Sarah, are working together in 1970 towards their exams.
They meet in the old Wendy House in Jenny's garden, revising and reading to one another from Chairman Mao's Little Red Book, imagining they are Communists, and plotting the overthrow of the grown-ups.
In 2005, On her 50th birthday, Miranda has to relive painful and buried memories of something that happened at that time, which ended the innocence of her childhood.
Miranda....Harriet Walter
Freddie....John Telfer
Young Miranda....Jasmine Hyde
Sarah....Vineeta Rishi
Jenny....Eleanor Tremain
Paul....Owen Teale
Director Tim Dee 

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