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The Monday Play


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Daughters of Men by JENNIFER PHILLIPS with and KATE: I know you never finally admit responsibility for anything. You just sit there, don't you: A little tin statue, a graven image, waiting for it all - sacrificial offerings - whatever they might be. A bit of steak and kidnev, a devotional display, some wholemeal bread, garlands, a hole in one, a severed head, a firstborn child ... david: How is she?
KATE: Go and look at her - if you like.
But the nature of responsibility is overall more subtly distributed in this ironic study of marital breakdow


Unknown: Jennifer Phillips
Directed By: Richard Wortley
Kate Lister: Judi Dench
Mrs Kershaw social worker: Diana Bishop
Sally Lister: Jean Rogers
Eddie Marchant: Peter Pacey
Bahama Kelly: Liza Ross
Anne Troubridge: Jane Knowles
Boy Kruschefski: Harold Kasket
David Lister: Malcolm Gerard

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