POSTPONED - Women's Winter Film Series: A Taste of Honey

Celebrating the work of Shelagh Delaney:

A Taste of Honey is the first play by the British dramatist, Shelagh Delaney, written when she was 18.  Adapted into an award-winning film in 1961, Delaney and director Tony Richardson based the screenplay closely on the groundbreaking play.

Rita Tushingham, in a star-making debut role, is a disaffected teenager finding her way amid the economic desperation of industrial Manchester.  With an unapologetic identification with social outcasts, a sensitive, modern approach to sexuality and race, and riveting performances by the actors, Delaney’s classic is still a benchmark work of realism. (UK, 1961) All adults welcome.

Organized by the WST/ETJ Women's Committee (with huge support from Island libraries).


Tuesday, March 13 at 6:00pm

Edgartown Public Library
26 West Tisbury Road, Edgartown, MA 02539

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Film, Community





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