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Mary and Martha

Drama by Richard Curtis, telling the story of two ordinary mothers who are brought together by tragedy and go on to achieve something they never would have thought possible.

A powerful and moving story of two ordinary mothers who won't give up. Written by Richard Curtis and directed by Phillip Noyce, Mary and Martha stars Hilary Swank as Mary and Brenda Blethyn as Martha, an American and an Englishwoman who have little in common apart from a tragedy that unexpectedly brings them together. Empowered by their friendship, they form a partnership that takes them from their meeting in a remote part of Mozambique all the way to Washington. There they find redemption and achieve something they would have never thought possible.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Fri 1 Mar 2013 21:00

Mary and Martha star Brenda Blethyn on BBC Breakfast

Mary and Martha star Brenda Blethyn on BBC Breakfast

Brenda Blethyn talks to Charlie Stayt and Louise Minchin about how filming Mary and Martha made an impression on her.

 

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Credits

Role Contributor
Director Phillip Noyce
Writer Richard Curtis
Martha Brenda Blethyn
Ben Sam Claflin
Tom James Woods
Charles Ian Redford
Senator Sean O'Bryan

Broadcasts

  • Fri 1 Mar 2013 20:30
  • Fri 1 Mar 2013 21:00