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A Taste of Honey (Sep-1961)

Director: Tony Richardson

Writers: Shelagh Delaney; Tony Richardson

From a play by: Shelagh Delaney

Music Composed and Conducted by: John Addison

Producer: Tony Richardson

Keywords: Drama, Pregnancy, Coming of Age

A working-class Manchester girl is knocked up by her black merchant seaman boyfriend, now absent; she leaves home and moves in with her best friend, a homosexual. "Kitchen sink" drama covers daring subjects for 1961. Won BAFTA for Best British Film, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Stephens
14-Jul-1931 12-Nov-1995 The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Rita Tushingham
14-Mar-1940   The Trap


Dora Bryan   ...   Helen
Robert Stephens   ...   Peter
and introducing
Rita Tushingham   ...   Jo
Murray Melvin   ...   Geoffrey
Paul Danquah   ...   Jimmy


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