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Shatter written by Michael Robotham performed by Tim Pigott-Smith on CD (Abridged)

Shatter written by Michael Robotham performed by Tim Pigott-Smith on CD (Abridged)£4.99

A Genius Performance by Tim Pigott-Smith!

A naked woman in red high-heeled shoes is perched on the edge of Clifton Suspension Bridge with her back pressed to the safety fence, weeping into a mobile phone. 

Alan & Thora - Featuring The Last of the Sun written by Alan Bennett and Thora Hurd performed by Alan Bennett and Thora Hurd on CD (Abridged)

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Alan & Thora - Featuring The Last of the Sun written by Alan Bennett and Thora Hurd performed by Alan Bennett and Thora Hurd on CD (Abridged)
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ISBN:  9780563523475
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Drama
Duration:  120 mins
Length:  Abridged
Author:  Alan Bennett and Thora Hurd
Narrator 1:  Alan Bennett
Narrator 2:  Thora Hurd
Rarity:  Rare

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Until the time of her death in 2003, much-loved actress Thora Hird worked regularly with the playwright Alan Bennett. Now, in a specially written introduction and postscript, Bennett recalls his work and friendship with Thora, and introduces three examples of their collaboration. In The Last of the Sun, Dolly's...

remaining days in an old people's home are enlivened by a seemingly respectable man. Recorded in 2002, Thora Hird's last ever performance, in a part written especially for her, is moving and memorable.

In A Cream Cracker Under the Settee, Doris has taken a fall at home, and until someone comes to rescue her she's left immobile and in reflective mood. This monologue features one of Thora's best-remembered performances.

Waiting for the Telegram sees Violet remembering how she lost her first young man - but she does not see how close she is to losing her second.

This heartbreaking piece won Thora Hird huge critical acclaim, and showcases her acting genius.