English Literature | A Taste of Honey
Based on A Taste of Honey by Shelagh Delaney
A short discourse on Shelagh Delaney's famous play about working class life.Tweet
A Taste of Honey
Screenwriter Kay Mellor explores the legacy of Shelagh Delaney 's iconic play A Taste of Honey, 50 years after it first shocked and enthralled audiences in 1958. The programme reveals how, with its distinctive Northern voice, the play brought uncomfortable social taboos and working-class realities onto the London stage as never before. Through interviews with the original cast and archive material, it casts new light on the play's importance for British theatre and for society itself.
Shelagh Delaney - A Taste of Honey (2008)
A pregnant teenage girl and her feckless mother trade insults and repartee in 1950s Salford. Stars Siobhan Finneran.