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An American Rose

by Charlotte Jones

The Kennedys were the most famous family in
England when Joseph became American Ambassador
in London. But daughter Rosemary's behaviour began to
cause the family increasing concern.

Produced by Claire Grove
Directed by Sally Avens

Award winning writer Charlotte Jones' play is inspired by the lives of two of JFK's sisters, 'Rosemary' Kennedy, who died in 2005, but underwent a prefrontal lobotomy aged 23 and Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy who married the heir to the Duke of Devonshire.
Charlotte's work includes 'Airswimming' and 'Humble Boy' for the National Theatre. She has written several plays for Radio.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Fri 7 Sep 2012 21:00


Role Contributor
Rosemary KennedyFenella Woolgar
Kathleen KennedyLydia Wilson
Rose KennedyLisa Eichhorn
Deborah MitfordTilly Gaunt
Billy HartingtonCarl Prekopp
Dr FreemanDon Gilet
Sister MargaretTracy Wiles
John WhiteHarry Livingstone
WriterCharlotte Jones
DirectorSally Avens
ProducerClaire Grove

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