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The Friday Play: Gladly My Cross-Eyed Bear


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BySharman Macdonald , written specially for Phyllida Law. The interwoven stories of two women - one old, one young-who struggle with the meaning of words and language. Seventy-five-year-old Ella, who suffers from dysphasia, and lovelorn teenager Louise, who has Down's syndrome, are often misunderstood, even by their nearest and dearest.
Music Caleb Knightly and Adrian Howarth. Director Pam Wardell


Unknown: Bysharman MacDonald
Music: Caleb Knightly
Music: Adrian Howarth.
Director: Pam Wardell
Ella: Phyllida Law
Leslie: Phyllis Logan
Grant: Tom Smith
Rufus: Steven Atholl
Louise: Arlene Cockburn

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The Friday Play: Gladly My Cross-Eyed Bear

BBC Radio 4 FM, 14 January 2000 21.00

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