Dewey Eyed

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by Sarah Naomi Lee

Philippa is a librarian from a long line of librarians.

When her father dies and her mother loses her wits, Philippa tries the only language Vera understands, that of the Dewey cataloguing system, to guide her back to sanity.

Philippa - Olivia Colman

Vera - Sheila Reid

Sheila - Caroline Guthrie

Alistair - Paul Rider

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole.

Comedy by Sarah Naomi Lee, starring Olivia Colman and Sheila Reid.

When her father dies and her mother loses her wits, she tries the only language her mother understands, that of the Dewey cataloguing system, to guide her back to sanity.

Philippa....Olivia Colman

  • vera....>

    what can philippa do, when dewey decimal is the only language her mum understands?

    philippa is a librarian from a long line of librarians. when her father dies and her mother loses her wits, philippa tries the only language vera understands, that of the dewey cataloguing system, to guide her back to sanity.

  • alistair....Paul Rider

    a librarian communicates with her grieving mother through the dewey cataloguing system

  • sheila....caroline guthrie
  • vera....sheila reid