The Best of Friends

The Best of Friends

The Best of Friends

by: Hugh Whitemore

by: Hugh Whitemore

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The Best of Friends

The Best of Friends

by: Hugh Whitemore

by: Hugh Whitemore

Overview

In 1924, when George Bernard Shaw was 68, his friend Sydney Cockerell, then Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, introduced him to a Benedictine nun at Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire. Dame Laurentia McLachlan, later to be elected Abbess, enjoyed a lively friendship with both Shaw and Cockerell for over twenty-five years. Whitemore's play is based upon the letters and writings of the three friends.

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  • Genre: Adaptations (Literature)
  • Time Period: 1920s
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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Hugh Whitemore

Hugh Whitemore was born in 1936. He studied for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art where he later became a member of the Council. He began his writing career in British television (contributing to The Wednesday Play, Armchair Theatre and Play for Today) and twice received Writers' Guild Awards. He has als ...

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