Shelagh Delaney's A Taste of Honey, Class in Britain, An Eton Education
Presented by Philip Dodd. With a review of Shelagh Delaney's play A Taste of Honey at the National Theatre, plus a debate on class in Britain and Eton headteacher Anthony Little.
Shelagh Delaney wrote A Taste of Honey when she was 18. First performed in 1958, a new National Theatre production stars Lesley Sharp and Kate O'Flynn. Oxford historian Selina Todd has a first night review.
Anthony Little, headmaster of Eton College discusses class, tradition and teaching manhood.
And Philip Dodd discusses the pivotal notion of self-worth in terms of achieving social mobility with Douglas Murray, journalist and commentator who was a Director of the Centre for Social Cohesion and is now associate director of the think tank the Henry Jackson Society, Selina Todd, whose new book is called The People, The Rise and Fall of the Working Class 1910-2010 and author and broadcaster Lindsay Johns who is a volunteer mentor for a South London organisation which aims to optimise the social and educational achievements of disadvantaged children.
Presented by Philip Dodd.
Producer: Jacqueline Smith
Image Credit: Marc Brenner.
An Eton Education
Anthony Little, headmaster of Eton College discusses class, tradition & teaching manhood
A Taste of Honey
Selina Todd has a first night review of the new National Theatre production
Class in Britain
Philip Dodd & guests discuss the pivotal notion of class and self-worth
A Taste of Honey
Role Contributor Interviewed Guest Selina Todd Presenter Philip Dodd Interviewed Guest Anthony Little Interviewed Guest Douglas Murray Interviewed Guest Selina Todd Interviewed Guest Lindsay Johns Producer Jacqueline Smith