A Taste of Honey at The Marlowe Theatre

Shelagh Delaney was only 19 when she wrote A Taste of Honey, first staged in 1958. She’d been to see a dull play in Manchester by Terence Rattigan and felt she could do better. She sent it to Joan Littlewood, along with a note explaining that she was something of a theatre novice, but hadContinue reading “A Taste of Honey at The Marlowe Theatre”

A Taste of Honey visits The Marlowe Theatre

A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney’s taboo breaking play, written in the 1950s when she was just 19, is embarking on a UK tour – including a visit to Canterbury’s The Marlowe Theatre. This British classic is an exhilarating depiction of working-class life in post-war Salford, and offers an explosive celebration of the vulnerabilities andContinue reading “A Taste of Honey visits The Marlowe Theatre”