An American Rose

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by Charlotte Jones

The Kennedys were the most famous family in

England when Joseph became American Ambassador

in London. But daughter Rosemary's behaviour began to

cause the family increasing concern.

Rosemary Kennedy....Fenella Woolgar

Kathleen Kennedy....Lydia Wilson

Rose Kennedy....Lisa Eichhorn

Deborah Mitford....Tilly Gaunt

Billy Hartington....Carl Prekopp

Dr Freeman....Don Gilet

Sister Margaret....Tracy Wiles

John White....Harry Livingstone

Produced by Claire Grove

Directed by Sally Avens

Award winning writer Charlotte Jones' play is inspired by the lives of two of JFK's sisters, 'Rosemary' Kennedy, who died in 2005, but underwent a prefrontal lobotomy aged 23 and Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy who married the heir to the Duke of Devonshire.

Charlotte's work includes 'Airswimming' and 'Humble Boy' for the National Theatre. She has written several plays for Radio.

By Charlotte Jones. Chilling story of the tragic fate of Rosemary Kennedy, JFK's sister.

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by Charlotte Jones

The Kennedys were the most famous family in

England when Joseph became American Ambassador

in London. But daughter Rosemary's behaviour began to

cause the family increasing concern.

Produced by Claire Grove

Directed by Sally Avens

Award winning writer Charlotte Jones' play is inspired by the lives of two of JFK's sisters, 'Rosemary' Kennedy, who died in 2005, but underwent a prefrontal lobotomy aged 23 and Kathleen 'Kick' Kennedy who married the heir to the Duke of Devonshire.

Charlotte's work includes 'Airswimming' and 'Humble Boy' for the National Theatre. She has written several plays for Radio.

By Charlotte Jones. Chilling story of the tragic fate of Rosemary Kennedy, JFK's sister.