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NEWS: Jodie Prenger is cast in the National Theatre’s UK touring production of Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey

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The National Theatre has announced a UK tour of Bijan Sheibani’s production of A Taste of Honey, Shelagh Delaney’s taboo-breaking 1950s play which was first produced in the Lyttelton Theatre in 2014. Designed by Hildegard Bechtler, the piece has been reconceived in an exciting new production, featuring a live onstage band, and will star Jodie Prenger as Helen. Further casting is to be announced.

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Review: A Taste of Honey (Lyttleton Theatre)

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Although it’s hailed as a landmark in gritty Northern kitchen sink drama, we’re claiming A Taste of Honey for London because 19-year-old Mancunian Shelagh Delaney chose to send her first ever script to the redoubtable Joan Littlewood at Theatre Royal Stratford East. It was Littlewood’s visionary 1958 staging that ensured an immediate West End transfer, […]

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Review: A Taste of Honey (Lyttleton Theatre)

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Although it’s hailed as a landmark in gritty Northern kitchen sink drama, we’re claiming A Taste of Honey for London because 19-year-old Mancunian Shelagh Delaney chose to send her first ever script to the redoubtable Joan Littlewood at Theatre Royal Stratford East. It was Littlewood’s visionary 1958 staging that ensured an immediate West End transfer, […]

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