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A Nursery Tale

by Kate Clanchy

Xhensila has lost a child. Leona has lost a child. The two women are very similar. They could not be more different. As Kate Clanchy's nailbiting and bitterly funny play uncovers the where, the how and the why of their missing children, we discover exactly why parenthood is not a fairytale.

Producer/Director: Jonquil Panting

The music accompanying the programme is sung by Sister Mildred Barker, from the collection 'Early Shaker Spirituals', published by Rounder Records.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Wed 6 May 2015 21:15

Credits

Role Contributor
WriterKate Clanchy
XhensilaEri Shuka
LeonaPooky Quesnel
DI ShahBalvinder Sopal
PeterJohn Ramm
LisaVivienne Roshier-Mead
ProducerJonquil Panting
DirectorJonquil Panting