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Talking Heads archiveA series of monologues, funny and poignant, normally from two to four of these would be performed at a time. A Cream Cracker Under The Settee tells of an old woman who has a fall, but her pride doesn't allow her to accept help. Bed Among the Lentils tells of a woman with a drink problem, married to a vicar who exploits her recovery actually caused by an affair with an Indian shopkeeper. A Lady of Letters is the story of a woman obsessed with writing letters of complaint and reporting her neighbours who eventually finds comfort in prison. Soldiering On is the tale of a well-to-do woman who finds one day that she's a widow and her husband has left her ill equipped to handle her own affairs - and her son loses her money in bad investments. A Lady of Letters - features ordinary middle-aged Miss ruddock, whose life's purpose is to complain, When her letter-writing lands her in trouble, she finds new happiness, A Chip in the Sugar - is a story of mild-mannered Graham who lives with his mother. Their routine existence is threatened when Mr Turnbull and his Rover 2000 loon on the scene, A Bed Among the Lentils - vicar's wife Susan finds salvation in her brief relationship with shopkeeper Mr Ramesh.
Performers Sarah Thurstan, Paul McCrink, Roberta Kerr.
Author Alan Bennett. Director Ian Hastings.

Talking Heads

Talking Heads (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1199559032. Details of all Talking Heads archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S5191

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