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Afternoon Play: Sweetly Sings the Donkey

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A powerful and quirky insight into childhood and religion by Shelagh Delaney. A young girl convalesces by the sea in postwar Blackpool, her only companions fellow invalids, the nuns in charge of them and the waves. The girl has an extraordinarily strong voice, both knowing and innocent, as she teeters between childhood and adult life in this pithy and honest look at the world through a young girl's eyes. Director Polly Thomas

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Unknown: Shelagh Delaney.
Director: Polly Thomas

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Afternoon Play: Sweetly Sings the Donkey

BBC Radio 4 FM, 18 December 2000 14.15






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