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Afternoon Play: Writing Home

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By Manny Draycott Lai. Jane Lapotaire plays the mother of two daughters living in very different parts of the world in the early 1920s. They correspond with her as she sits alone in England, a long way from her homeland of Trinidad, trying to come to terms both with her isolation and the recent death of her husband and son. Producer Cherry Cookson (R)

Contributors

Unknown: Manny Draycott Lai.
Unknown: Jane Lapotaire
Mother: Jane Lapotaire
Phyllis: Indra Ove
Ruth: Elizabeth Conboy
Mary: Tilly Gaunt
Major: Geoffrey Whitehead

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Afternoon Play: Writing Home

BBC Radio 4 FM, 14 January 2000 14.15






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