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A Taste of Honey (1961) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Tony Richardson and produced by Tony Richardson.

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A Taste of Honey (1961)

By Beatrice on Apr 11, 2017 From Flickers in Time

A Taste of Honey Directed by Tony Richardson Written by Shelagh Delaney and Tony Richardson from a play by Delaney 1960/UK Woodfall Film Productions First viewing/Netflix rental There is some very fine acting in this kitchen sink drama featuring an Angry Young Woman. Teenager Jo (Rita Tushingha... Read full article


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On its initial release, the film was supplemented by a study guide on the "causes and cures" of homosexuality. The guide was subsequently reprinted in Life magazine.
The origin of the children's rhyme heard in this film, "The Big Ship Sails", is sometimes linked to the opening of the Manchester Ship Canal in 1894 (the Canal being the 'alley'). The canal features in this film. However, there is no definite proof of the link.
Rita Tushingham was working backstage at the Liverpool Rep when she spotted an ad for the auditions for this film.
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